Our Management Team

Our Management Team

Hervé Amar

Hervé Amar
President of Ayming

Hervé AMAR (1969) holds a diploma in Business Management and Analysis. Formerly the Director General of F-Initiatives, he became Director of Innovation Funding at Ayming in 2001. He was named Director General in 2008, before becoming President of Ayming in January 2014.



North American Leadership Team

Glenn Kerrick
Managing Partner - North America

Glenn has over 25 years of experience helping companies grow on a global basis within the context of rapidly changing markets and quickly evolving technical and business environments. Prior to joining Ayming in October 2012, Glenn held senior leadership positions with a number of leading companies including Accenture, Emergis, NSB Group and Avanade. Glenn is passionate about client satisfaction, employee growth and operational excellence. Glenn holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from McGill University and began his career in R&D with Bell-Northern Research.


Laslo Cesar

Managing Director, USA

Laslo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Technology Management, with a specialization in IT and Finance. He joined Ayming France in 2006 as an innovation funding expert, where he helped clients obtain more than 50 M€ of financing, in addition to developing Ayming’s Czech and Hungarian subsidiaries. Upon transferring to Ayming North America, he assumed several key roles within the company leading up to his appointment as Managing Director, USA. Laslo is currently responsible for developing and implementing Ayming's services across the U.S.



Laurence Jacob
Director - Operations and HR Performance

Laurence holds a Bachelor in Applied Science (Food) and an MBA from Laval University. With 15 years of experience in a wide range of industries, she is passionate about client satisfaction, clear processes and quantifiable results. Laurence joined Ayming as a consultant in 2008, where before becoming Director of Operations, she held different management positions in the Innovation division. Prior to joining Ayming, she worked as an R&D Manager in the Food Industry.




Melanie Tabet
Director - Marketing

Melanie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business. She has over 15 years of experience in communications, marketing, public relations, press relations, branding, advertising, events, lead generation, and strategic planning. Prior to joining Ayming, Melanie spent over a decade in the retail software industry, publishing several articles on the importance and impact of client relationship management. As Ayming’s Marketing Director and a member of its leadership team, she is responsible for marketing, communications, brand management, and strategic business development across North America.