Management

Louis Tremblay – President and Chief Executive Officer

Louis Tremblay is President and CEO of  FLO. A trailblazer in the field of electric mobility in Canada, he cofounded FLO  in 2009 while he was still a student at Laval University (Quebec). Over the years, Louis Tremblay established himself as an influential and respected figure in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, as he guided his company to become a leader in EV charging solutions and the operator of a major North-American charging network.

Louis Tremblay graduated from Laval University with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and pursued graduate-level studies in Power Electronics. His entrepreneurial passion has led him to chair the boards of Propulsion Québec, Quebec’s Industrial Cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation, and of Inno-centre.

Alexandre Louis – Chief Revenue Officer

Alexandre Louis has more than fifteen years of experience in the fields of sales and management with small, medium and large companies.
He has led several machine to machine (M2M) solutions and data transmission projects.
As head of FLO’s sales department, he is constantly seeking new ways of providing value to customers while motivating a team committed to providing quality service.

Travis Allan – Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer

Travis Allan has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as one of the leading energy lawyers in Canada for his work and experience in EV policy and law. In his spare time, Travis is the chair of the board at Project Neutral, a project of Tides Canada that helps people understand and reduce their carbon footprints.

He has served as a Governor at the Ontario Land Trust Alliance, Contributing Editor at the International Energy Law Review (Published by Sweet & Maxwell) and adjunct faculty at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Francis Baillargeon – Chief Financial Officer

Francis has more than fifteen years of financial management, strategic and transactional experience. He most recently spent five years as executive and Associate Vice President in the Corporate Development and Strategy group of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, where he led acquisitions, strategic partnerships and corporate investments.

He was previously an investment banker specialized in mergers and acquisitions and financings for over 10 years in Toronto and New York, including 8 with Goldman Sachs. Francis holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen’s University.

Sébastien DESROCHERS – Chief Talent Officer

Sébastien has over 20 years of HR management experience in various industries and cultural settings. At L’Oréal Group, he developed and implemented projects on an international scale in Canada and in France. He was also in charge of human resources at the company’s Middle East subsidiary in Dubai and Russian subsidiary in Moscow.

In 2017, he became executive director of human resources at Camso, a manufacturer of off-road tires and tracks. There, he led the development of international teams in three business units and oversaw their integration following their acquisition by Michelin Group in 2019.

Sébastien has also found success as an entrepreneur, starting businesses and providing consulting services to Quebec companies that are starting up or expanding their markets. Sébastien has a master’s degree (M.Sc.) in human resources management from Université de Sherbrooke.

Nathan Yang – Chief Product Officer

Nathan Yang is FLO’s Vice-President and Chief Product Officer. He joined the company as of May 3rd, 2021 to lead all product innovation activities of the company, including hardware and software. His unique blend of expertise in software, hardware, and cloud, combined with engineering, product and design experience is fundamental in accelerating the evolution of the FLO products.

A Montreal native, Yang holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University. He joins FLO with a rich experience in multiple sectors including test and automation, connected home, workplace collaboration, and connected cars. He is based in Austin, TX.

Martin Brière – Chief Network and Experience Officer

Martin Brière joined FLO in May 2021 as Vice-President, Network Operations and Client Services. Martin is based in Montreal, QC and leads the company’s charging network and customer service operations, ensuring that the FLO network maintains its leadership position by emphasizing an exceptional quality of service and an industry-leading level of up-time.

Throughout his extensive experience, Martin has led several multi-site projects to optimize telecommunications networks while working at companies like Bell Canada, Eastlink, Telecon, and, most recently, at Iristel as Vice President of Wireless Network. He has also previously been a senior advisor at McKinsey. Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Telecommunications from the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS).

Chris Thorson – Chief Marketing Officer

Chris brings over 25 years of marketing expertise from the communications industry. Before joining FLO, he led product marketing for Poly where he was responsible for a US$2B portfolio of video, voice, software, and services offerings. Throughout his career, Chris has launched over 350 new solutions across direct, indirect and e-commerce channels and has led a cross-section of functions from product marketing, product management, alliances, competitive, operations, and channel marketing.

Chris received his MBA from Santa Clara University and holds a bachelor’s degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.