Bioindustrial Innovation Canada Welcomes Jenny Yizhen Zhang


SARNIA, Ontario – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a nationally focused not-for-profit business accelerator that provides critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. BIC continues to support early stage companies in the Sarnia-Lambton region and its emerging hybrid chemistry cluster. BIC’s vision is to create jobs and economic value sustainably for Canada. In support of its work, BIC’s Executive Director, A.J. (Sandy) Marshall wishes to welcome Jenny Yizhen Zhang to the BIC management team as Controller. Jenny will be responsible for completing government reports, maintaining the GL and preparing financial statements including accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll functions and tracking expenses for all ongoing projects.

Jenny holds a degree in Foreign Economic law in China and graduated from Mohawk College in Hamilton Ontario with Dean’s Honors and Red Seal Diploma in Business Accounting. She holds a Certified Payroll Manager designation from Canadian Payroll Association in 2008 and started her CGA/CPA Program of Professional Studies with H.B. Commerce from CPA-Ontario and Laurentian University in 2009. Prior to joining BIC, Jenny worked in the oil and gas sector as Accounting Manager and Payroll Specialist and has 15 years of experience working for not-for-profit organizations. “I am very excited to be a part of the BIC management team and honoured to join a company committed to the development of sustainable technologies,” says Jenny.

For more information please contact:

A.J. (Sandy) Marshall Executive Director Bioindustrial Innovation Canada Email: [email protected] Tel: 1.226.778.0002 ext. 237

About Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC)

Creating jobs and economic value sustainably for Canada is the vision driven by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC). BIC is a not-for-profit business accelerator for sustainable chemistry, who has created a successful foundation to support an emerging hybrid chemistry cluster in Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario. BIC recognizes that the expansion and development of the bioeconomy in Sarnia-Lambton can grow alongside the petrochemical industry. BIC further focuses on critical strategic capital investment in SME’s with compelling business plans where innovation in science and engineering can bring about major advances in sustainable chemistry. Sustainable chemistry is playing an important role in the development of solutions to the impacts of climate change, peak oil, energy security, the need for safe water, and the use of scarce natural resources. The increasing global demand for green and safer products offers the opportunity to create thousands of new jobs for Canadians. BIC’s proven approach for clean, green and sustainable chemistry-based companies offers an ideal platform for the investment necessary to advance hybrid chemistry value chains, providing not only regional economic development and job benefits, but access to global markets.