HTEC Appoints Philippe Tanguy as Chief Strategy Officer – Quebec

10 Jan 2022 | Press Release

January 10, 2022 – HTEC, Canada’s leading clean hydrogen production, distribution, and dispensing solutions company, today announces a new senior hire for its Quebec office as part of its Eastern Canada expansion strategy. Philippe Tanguy has joined HTEC in the newly created role of Chief Strategy Officer-Quebec.

In this position, Philippe’s mission will be to accelerate the development and adoption of green hydrogen in Quebec.

“I’m excited to welcome Philippe to HTEC. He brings a depth of knowledge, acumen and experience which will help define and enable our growth plans in Quebec. Philippe will play a pivotal role in growing HTEC’s hydrogen supply solutions and fueling station networks to facilitate the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles across Canada,” said Colin Armstrong, HTEC’s President and CEO.

Philippe Tanguy commented, “I am excited to join HTEC as Chief Strategy Officer for Quebec. HTEC, an energy and technology pioneer in the Canadian cleantech industry, offers hydrogen supply and delivery solutions to achieve net-zero travel and transport. I look forward to supporting the clean energy transition with the HTEC team and helping build a green hydrogen ecosystem and a low-carbon future in Quebec with our industrial partners and governments.”

Prior to joining HTEC, Philippe was the President of Polytechnique Montreal, a top research university in Canada. Under his leadership, Polytechnique underwent remarkable growth, paving the way to increased visibility and influence worldwide. Philippe previously served as the Deputy CTO for TotalEnergies, contributing to the corporate growth opportunities brought by the energy transition and the hydrogen economy. He had also pursued an academic career in several universities in Canada as well as global consultant activities on process R&D, design, and operation optimization.

Philippe’s education background includes an undergraduate education in mathematics and physics, a doctorate degree in physics (Paris), and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering (Laval). Philippe is also a registered engineer in the Province of Quebec.


About HTEC

HTEC is unlocking the potential of hydrogen to reduce climate change and air pollution.  The company designs, builds and operates hydrogen fuel supply solutions to support the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. Partnering with government, industrial gas companies, key equipment suppliers, automotive companies, and energy companies, HTEC is delivering safe, reliable, convenient, sustainable and low-cost hydrogen to customers and consumers, how, when and where they need it.

HTEC: Fueling the Drive to Hydrogen.


Ambika Maitra
Director of Communications, HTEC