Pelmorex Corp. Announces Leadership Change
Sam Sebastian leaves company following five-year term as President and CEO
OAKVILLE, Ont., Oct. 4, 2022 – Today, Pelmorex Corp., is announcing the departure of its President and Chief Executive Officer, Sam Sebastian, effective Oct. 28, 2022. Sebastian will be replaced on an interim basis by Pelmorex founder and Executive Chairman, Pierre L. Morrissette.
Sebastian joined the company in 2017 from Google Canada and returns there to lead its Cloud team. He created a strong culture during his tenure at Pelmorex while also leading the company through the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I want to thank Sam for his dedication to Pelmorex Corp., over the last five years. He has led this company with tenacity, empathy, resilience, all while putting our people first,” said Morrissette. “I am focused on finding a successor as quickly as possible who will take the vision for the company forward.
“Pelmorex will continue to grow and innovate and our choice for the next leader will focus on maintaining the exceptional values that have been created here for the last 30 years with someone who believes in transparency, integrity and authenticity.”
Morrissette said his confidence in the current executive team at Pelmorex is unwavering as the company moves forward amid a period of innovation and growth. The leadership search will be led by Morrissette with input from Pelmorex’s board of directors and the executive leadership team.
“This was a difficult decision and one that I did not take lightly,” said Sebastian. “I loved my time with Pelmorex and the great people at the company. The new role is an exciting career opportunity for me to do something different and I wish Pelmorex continued success.”