Chief Executive Officer
Paul Royal joined Trylon as CEO in February 2011, bringing a wealth of senior executive experience in businesses as diverse as heavy equipment manufacturing, steel and electronics. Throughout his career, Paul has driven a strong focus on building value for customers through innovation, cost and quality improvements.
Prior to joining Trylon, Paul was President and CEO of Smart Wave Integrated Products, an electronics designer and manufacturer. There, he expanded the markets and applications for products and created a successful commercial strategy and execution plan, as well as an intellectual property strategy to drive value in the business.
In his prior role as Vice–President Commercial for Algoma Steel, he was accountable for establishing and managing the commercial strategy for all products and services as well as the management and improvement of the distribution network. One of his achievements was implementing an international steel purchasing strategy that drove an increase of more than $250 million in sales annually. He was also part of the executive team that completed the process and sold the company in June 2007, at a 70% premium to its January 2007 trading price.
Paul has also worked for Orion Bus, a Daimler Company. As Executive Vice–President, he was responsible for all aspects of North American commercial operations.
Paul is a lawyer, with an LLB from Dalhousie University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario's Ivey School of Business.