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Grant Van Shaik

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development


Grant van Shaik was appointed Vice President, Strategy & Business Development in September 2015 from his previous appointment of Vice President, NATO. Prior to the NATO appointment in March 2014, he was Director, Strategic Planning of Canexus. Mr. Van Shaik joined the chemical division of Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. (CanOxy) in 2000 (which became Nexen Chemicals and then Canexus in 2005) working within the North American sales and marketing group as a Business Analyst and a Marketing Manager. Before joining CanOxy, he was employed by Canfor Corporation in their research and development laboratory. Mr. Van Shaik holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of British Columbia.