President and CEO, Eco-Tec Inc.

With over 25 years of industrial management experience, Glenn diversified his skills in P&L leadership, new product development, new business development, manufacturing, sales, project financing, strategic planning, change management, supply chain management and project management developed at several leading organizations. Glenn joined Eco-Tec in January 2018 as the President and is responsible to develop and implement business and operational plans for all aspects of Eco-Tec Inc.

Glenn has a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario. Throughout his career he has been involved in industrial and municipal water treatment, hydrocarbon separations, plastics processing and hydrogen fuel cell and electrolysis products and systems businesses.

Glenn has been active in a number of sports coaching, community and church volunteering roles.

Glenn has been married for 25 years and he and his wife have two boys currently in university.


Chairman, Eco-Tec Inc.

After receiving a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) degree from the University of Toronto (1959-1964), he went on to receive his Masters of Applied Science (1964), as well as his Doctorate of Philosophy (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Toronto (1968).

From 1968-1981, Dr. Simmons was Research & Development Manager for Wix Corporation Limited, which branched into 5 years as Research & Development Manager for Eco-Tec Limited (a subsidiary of Wix) in 1970.

In 1975 he was appointed Vice President and General Manager for Eco-Tec Limited, and in 1981 appointed President, CEO & Director of both Wix Inc. and Eco-Tec Limited.

In 1985, Eco-Tec Inc. was created as a result of a management buy-out from Wix Inc., and Dr. Simmons was then appointed President & CEO of Eco-Tec Limited and Eco-Tec Inc., a Director of Eco-Tec Limited, as well as Chairman of Prosep Technologies Limited.

Dr. Simmons has won a number of Professional Awards such as the Engineering Medal for Entrepreneurship, PEC and most recently, K.Y. Lo Medal by the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) “for significant engineering contributions at the international level.”

Dr. Simmons, was the instrumental force behind the technology, development and launch of Eco-Tec’s innovative products worldwide. Today, Dr. Simmons is Eco-Tec’s leader in market development, introducing Eco-Tec’s innovations to emerging economies such as China, Mexico, and India.


Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Jenny joined Eco-Tec Inc. in 2001 as a Technical Marketing Specialist-Chemical Recovery. In 2004, Jenny became the Group Leader, Oil & Gas/Corporate Liaison to China. Prior to joining Eco-Tec, Jenny has held various roles such as project engineer, technical consultant and research associate in China, Japan and USA.

In 2005, she became Vice President, Business Development-Asia responsible for sales and marketing of Eco-Tec’s products as well as the coordination of Eco-Tec’s distributors, representatives and agents in Asia pertaining to Eco-Tec’s products. In 2012 Jenny accepted the role as Eco-Tec’s Vice President of Sales.

Ms. Shao has a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Dalian University of Technology in China, as well as a Master of Science-Energy & Geo-environmental Engineering Degree from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.

In Jenny’s spare time, she enjoys singing, dancing, yoga, knitting and cooking.


Vice President Finance / CFO, Eco-Tec Inc.

John joined Eco-Tec Inc. in July 2013 as the VP of Finance and CFO. Prior to joining Eco-Tec, John has 20+ years financial accounting experience with various global manufacturing companies in such roles as: CFO, Financial Controller, and Financial Analyst.

Mr. Reid is a certified professional accountant (CPA) & certified general accountant of Ontario (CGA) and has a business administration in accounting from Mohawk College.

In John’s spare time, he enjoys kayaking, motorcycling, volunteering time towards charitable organizations/causes. John lives in Mississauga with his wife Belinda and has three sons.


From the Left – Jenny Shao (VP of sales & Marketing), Christine Anderson (Manager Human Resources), John Hardy (Manager Customer Service), Bhim Sagar (Manager Materials and Planning), Glenn Towe (President/CEO), Philip DiBello (Manager Manufacture Engineering and Production), Jason Boodram (Manager Process Application Engineering), Katerina Kryst (Manager Research and Development) and John Reid (VP of Finance/CFO)

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