Angella Hughes

Angella Hughes is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Orangeville-based Xogen Technologies Inc. From 2004 to 2016, she was a Director of the company.

She was also a Director of Headwaters Health Care Centre, chairing the finance, quality assurance, partnerships, and audit committees. She was also a past Board of Governors member of Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. Since 2005, she has been an advisory committee member at the Department of Electronic Engineering Technology at Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology.

Ms. Hughes completed the design, construction and commissioning of the first Canadian demonstration plant for Xogen’s patented technology for electrolytic treatment of municipal wastewater in Orangeville, Ontario, and the first US demonstration plant for the treatment of landfill leachate. She assisted in establishing research collaboration agreements between Xogen, the University of Toronto, University of Guelph and the US Army. She obtained $4 million in federal grants for Xogen.

Ms. Hughes also assembled a technical team to commercialize the technology for industrial and mining wastewater treatment. She has raised more than $20 milion in capital, private equity, debt, and government grants to complete this commercialization.

Previously, Ms. Hughes was Vice President of Research and Development at Xogen Power Inc. Formerly, Ms. Hughes was a lead engineer and member of the Technical Staff for SSME Turbomachinery at the Boeing Company (now owned by Aerojet) for 13 years, providing technical leadership on several projects for the fabrication of the Space Shuttle Main Engine and the Aerospike rocket engine for the XRS 2200. She earned a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology (Nuclear) from Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology and studied for an MBA at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.

Ms. Hughes lives with her family in Mono, Ontario, where she volunteers with an organization called Protect Mono, as well as plays viola for the Strings Attached Orchestra and volunteers on its fundraising committee.

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