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New Leadership at Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP)

For the potato processing industry, CMP Equipment has designed, built and installed equipment such as evenflow bins (picture) as well as various conveyor systems for potatoes as well as products, dewatering systems, roll sizers and equipment to produce hashbrowns.

Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP) announces new shareholders and a new leadership team.

As one of the top Food Processing Equipment manufacturers on Prince Edward Island (PEI), CMP has been building hygienically designed food processing equipment for over 60 years and serves international clients including McCain Foods, Cavendish Farms, J.R. Simplot, Lamb Weston, PepsiCo, Jasper Wyman, OceanSpray, Barry Callebaut and many others.

Leadership Team

Joining CMP as CEO, from Halifax, is serial entrepreneur and investor Paul LeBlanc. Paul is the Founder of Arrivals+Departures Marketing (formally Extreme Group) and a Partner at VistaCare Communications.

Trevor Spinney, formally CMP’s VP of Sales, is now President. Daniel Tolensky is the VP Finance and based in Toronto. Paul Gaddess is VP Transformation & Continuous Improvement. Stacy Gallant remains the CFO.

New to the management team is VP Operations, Jason MacDougall.


Paul LeBlanc, CEO of Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP):

“CMP is a progressive company competing and winning in international markets, which is what drew me to the business.”

“Building equipment that processes food for safe human consumption is the heart of all we do.”

“Our company takes pride and accepts the great responsibility of building hygienic and sanitary equipment for our global customer base.”

Paul LeBlanc, CEO of Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP)

CMP is engaged in the most modern lean manufacturing practices. This allows them to take on higher volumes of work with an even higher quality output.

Trevor Spinney, President of CMP:

“As an executive team, we have developed new business strategies that focus bringing value to our customers and puts them first.”

“We have incorporated a servant leadership style to bring immediate change to our culture and are leveraging the talents of our team, to deliver innovative hygienic food process solutions to our customers all over the world.”
Paul LeBlanc:

“The [global] population is growing at a rate of 230,000 per day and hygienic food processing is only going to grow in the future.”

“Our job is to have a world class culture at CMP and continue to push brand momentum internationally to be a great home grown success story.”