Brian Flippance, President ACA & Integrys
Brian graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1975 with a BaSc in electrical engineering and has been a P. Eng. since 1981. He is an alumnus of the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and is a long-time member of the business peer group, TEC Canada. He has served on the boards and advisory boards of several Integrys suppliers.
Brian has had a long and successful career in Canadian hi-tech, dating back to 1975 when, after a brief tenure as a development engineer with Urban Transport Development Corporation, he joined ACA as a sales engineer.
After a four-year stint with Webster Instrument—during which time he was instrumental in increasing sales five-fold and became sales manager—he rejoined ACA as sales manager of the Fluke Division, before assuming responsibility for the Scientific Division. As an owner and director of ACA since 1985, Brian has successfully grown Integrys into a leading supplier of system-level products and has developed an engineering team that has allowed Integrys to provide outsourcing services to its customers.
Brian became CEO and president of ACA in 2005 and a major shareholder in 2014.
Serge Dandache, Directeur Général / General Manager, Spectra Research Corporation
With an M.Sc. in Virology from the University of Montreal (1995) and his many years of research in biotechnology labs (University of Montreal, Origenix Technologies, McGill University, and Ambrilia Biopharma), Serge has great insights into how the latest scientific instruments can deliver exceptional value to researchers. Into this background he has woven invaluable business experience, developing strong client relationships as account manager at Montreal Biotech (life sciences-related technologies) and as an account manager for Roche Diagnostics (next-generation sequencers). Serge started his SRC career as an account manager as well (Quebec, Eastern Ontario and the Atlantic provinces) before becoming a sales manager (Montreal region) and then general manager (November 2019). Serge builds his customers’ trust and loyalty by listening to their needs and fluently (in both French and English) presenting solutions that SRC’s vast portfolio can deliver.
Vlad Shuster, Account Manager
Vlad studied chemistry in Israel and Canada, obtaining a B. Sc. in medicinal chemistry (2002) and an M. Sc. in polymer chemistry from Bar-Ilan University (2004) and an M. Sc. in chemistry from the University of Ottawa (2010).
Prior to joining SRC Vlad worked as an Analytical Chemist for Johnson and Johnson (Omrix Biopharmaceuticals), a Business Development Manager for Scintrextrace, an Americas Sales Manager for Laser Distance Spectrometry, a Technical Sales Specialist for CEM Specialties/ABB Channel Partner and a North American Sales Manager for Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Shane Graham, Account Manager
Shane has over 20 years of sales and leadership experience in life sciences and medical devices. He has a background and education in biological science. His experience brings a high level of customer care and passion for partnering with clients.
Eva Zhao, Inside Sales Representative
Eva has a Master’s Degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario. Before joining SRC, Eva spent three years working in the bio-material industry.
Her education and customer service experience allows her to deliver excellent customer and sales support.
Fazal Mohamed, CFO of Integrys, ACA TMetrix and SRC
Fazal joined ACA in 2006 as controller and became CFO and a director of Integrys, ACA TMetrix and SRC in 2014. He manages finance, customer service, distribution and information technology. Fazal has been instrumental in managing reorganization, cost reduction initiatives, facility relocation and ERP implementation within ACA.
Prior to joining ACA, Fazal spent eighteen years in progressive finance, treasury and acquisition integration roles at Barnes Group (Canada) Inc., a subsidiary of Connecticut-based Barnes Group Inc., where he recently served as controller for their Canadian division. During his tenure, Fazal led the financial integration of two significant acquisitions, managed the Canadian treasury portfolio, taxation, HR and pension. Additionally, Fazal has worked in finance in heavy equipment distribution and oil gas industries.
Fazal is an accounting graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting and finance.