Board of Directors
Board of Directors
RENAPS' Board of Directors provides a broad range of qualifications and interests, ensuring a diversity of viewpoints and expertise.
RENAPS' team is committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our clients. The company is supported by a team that possesses the combination of expertise, business sense and foresight necessary in guiding the future of RENAPS.
Founder & CEO
Mr. Patrick Hamou, founded RENAPS in 2001. He serves as Chief Executive Officer since 2001. Prior to founding RENAPS, he served as an Oracle® technical GURU, where he helped Fortune 500 organizations in Canada, US, as well as in several European and African countries with their Oracle® environments. Mr. Hamou is a Certified Oracle® Application Developer as well as a Certified Oracle®DBA. Under his management, RENAPS grew to become the global leader in Oracle® Forms Modernization and an important IT Professional Services organization globally through both organic growth and acquisitions.
Kim D. Cooke
Kim D. Cooke is an active member of the Board of Directors since March of 2011. Mr. Cooke founded Blue Water Capital, L.L.C., a private venture capital firm, in 1995 and today serves as its Chairman . Blue Water Capital raised and managed close to $100 million in capital for investment in the technology sector. Trained as a transactional lawyer, Mr. Cooke has extensive business and legal experience working with credit, financial services and technology companies in the United States, AMEA and Latin America. Mr. Cooke has served on numerous corporate boards in his capacity at Blue Water Capital. In addition to Renaps, he currently serves on the boards of, FedBid, Inc., Keel Point, LLC, RMZ Development, LLC, , Access Point, Inc. and Company.com. His not for profit activities include service on the Board of Family Life, The Northville Educational Foundation, and is President of the Northville Men’s Lacrosse Club.
James W. Loving Jr.
James W. Loving, Jr., is an active member of the Board of Directors since March of 2011. Mr. Loving is a Director and Chief Financial Officer for Blue Water Capital, L.L.C., a private venture capital firm. Mr. Loving has held a variety of finance related positions in his career and brings depth of knowledge and experience in the areas of accounting, finance and banking. Mr. Loving is a partner with J. Loving & Company, PLLC which provides accounting and CFO services to small and growing companies. In addition to RENAPS, Mr. Loving currently serves on the board of Access Point, Inc. and is an Observer to the Board of Directors for Cigital, Inc.
Global Vice-President Strategic Planning
Mr. Jean-Pierre Xanthopoulos joined RENAPS Technology in 2014 as Vice President, "Customer Care". Mr. Xanthopoulos has over twenty eight years experience in the information technology sector. Throughout his career, he held various management positions, including Director of Advisory Services, Director of Consulting and Strategy, Marketing Manager and Director of Business Development. He capitalized as global leader in generating new markets. His primary mandate is to intervene in local and international accounts and ensure total quality in order to maintain good business relationships with his customers. As part of his interventions, he is called as a consultant for corporate strategy, marketing and business development to identify needs and deliver effective business solutions. He has achieved exemplary results, for which he received recognition awards.
Vice-President Finance & Administration
Ms. Melissa Amar serves as the Vice-President of Finance and Administration at RENAPS. She began her career with RENAPS in 2007 after completing her International Business BA at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. In her role, Ms. Amar is responsible for strategic management initiatives, including serving as company spokesperson and significantly growing the company’s investment coverage. She is also responsible for the investor relations program and global communications functions, including external and internal communications as well as all brand-related activities.
Member of the Board
Martin Couture joined RENAPS Technology in 2013 as a member of the board bringing with him over 15 years of experience in I.T planning, I.T governance and organizational transformation. Leveraging experiences in the disciplines of business process, change management and business metrics, he brings creative, innovative approaches to addressing business challenges with major utility and financial sector such as Hydro-Québec and Banque Nationale du Canada. Martin is dedicated to delivering through his leadership high quality services and support to RENAPS Technology’s Center of Excellence, reinforcing our "Customer Care" philosophy, a passion that differentiates RENAPS Technology in the competitive landscape.
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