Full Name: Marcel Dion
Title: Director of Marketing
Years of Experience: 36
INTERPHEX: Tell Us About Yourself, Professionally…
INTERPHEX: Please tell us how your career started.
I started as a Control and Instrumentation Technician for a small company that produced automated washing systems for the healthcare and Life Sciences Industries
INTERPHEX: What are you known for professionally? What is your area of expertise?
I am in expert in Automated Washing Systems for research and pharmaceutical applications.
INTERPHEX: What path brought you to your area of expertise?
I started in the washing industry 36 years ago and always worked in the same field since then.
INTERPHEX: What is the biggest challenge you have faced in the industry?
Learning another industry, ie, steam sterilization systems for Life Sciences applications
INTERPHEX: What advice would you give to a professional starting out in the industry?
Be patient, things tend to change on a regular basis.
INTERPHEX: What are you most passionate about professionally? What most excites you about your work and the contribution(s) you make?
The fact that I have the opportunity to share my experience and help younger Professionals to grow.
INTERPHEX: What is your biggest success thus far in your career? What has contributed to this success?
The launch of our Laboratory Glassware Washers. Years of experience and thorough market research.
INTERPHEX: Tell Us About Yourself, Personally
INTERPHEX: What are you passionate about personally? What do you enjoy?
Playing music with my family.
INTERPHEX: Where can we find you when you’re not working? What’s your favorite way to spend some well-deserved time off?
A lot of voluntary work, a bit of golfing, skiing...
INTERPHEX: What would be impossible for you to give up?
My family life.
INTERPHEX: Any volunteer activities you enjoy? Why?
Church work, I am also president of a 3rd world organization.
INTERPHEX: How would you like to be remembered?
As someone who is generous and passionate.
INTERPHEX: What do you consider a personal success in your life thus far?
INTERPHEX: What are you looking forward to at INTERPHEX this year?
Meet with colleagues; look at what is new in the industry.