Nicolas Fortin is the new CEO of Particle Dynamics

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“The reputation of the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program certainly helped in terms of me being considered for this role, and the EMBA network – both alumni and faculty – were a great support to me during the recruitment process.”

Nicolas Fortin, a 2016 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumnus, recently accepted the position of CEO of Particle Dynamics.  Particle Dynamics is an innovative global leader in particle processing technologies and finished dose manufacturing, providing a wide range of products and services to the nutraceutical, consumer health, OTC, and pharmaceutical sectors.  Based in Saint-Louis, Missouri, Particle Dynamics is a portfolio company of Cleveland, Ohio-based Edgewater Capital Partners.

“Leading a US-based company which is part of a Private Equity Portfolio brings its own set of challenges and opportunities. For example, I always have to keep in mind that the growth of the company is the top priority for investors.  During the EMBA program, I learned a lot about the keys to successful leadership that I am now able to implement. The Value Creation, Analytical Mindset and Collaborative Mindset modules were the most impactful for me.”