VILIAM ZVALO, PhD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Zvalo joins Perennia from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland, Ontario where he has led their world crop program since 2014. Under his leadership non-traditional crops such as okra, Chinese long and Indian round eggplant have began to find ground on Canadian farms. Prior to his time at Vineland, he was a team lead and senior specialist for 13 years at Perennia, focusing on all vegetables crops. At the beginning of his professional career he worked in Canada’s biotechnology and agricultural chemical industry which helped him gain a better understanding of the private sector research and development environment.