Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and advanced chemicals technology company, recently announced that Patrice Ouimet has joined the company as vice president and chief financial officer. Ouimet brings a wealth of knowledge to Enerkem's current seasoned team of executives, with substantial experience in corporate strategy, corporate development and investment banking. Prior to joining Enerkem, he was vice president, corporate development and enterprise risk management for Gildan Activewear, an international apparel manufacturer and marketer. As a chartered accountant, Ouimet began his career with Ernst & Young. He later worked in the investment banking primarily in the industrial and paper and forest products sectors.