Polushin is Founder and President of AMAXIS Inc. He is also Founding
Director of the Program for International Competitiveness:
Trade and Innovation
at McGill University, and an Adjunct Professor
in in international competitiveness and management in the Desautels
Faculty of Management.
Over the past 17 years of his 22 years in industry, Mr. Polushin
has been at the forefront of international business development
across the Americas and, more recently, in South Asia and Europe.
His experience spans several sectors and industries, including
manufacturing, engineering and construction, environment, information
technology, and transportation.
Prior to establishing AMAXIS, Mr. Polushin worked with SNC-Lavalin
International as Vice President Business Development, Mexico and
the Caribbean. His professional credentials also include assignments
with the Canadian Embassy in Chile and Petro-Canada Products. Mr.
Polushin is President of the Canada-Mexico Education Foundation,
past Chair of AmCham Canada’s Quebec Chapter, previously President
of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico, and, in 2000, Member
of the Strategic Infrastructure Committee for Mexican President
Vicente Fox’s Transition Team.
Mr. Polushin is a graduate of the North Americas Business Fellows
Program – a trilateral MBA program offered by McGill University,
the University of Texas at Austin, and Instituto Tecnológico y de
Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. He also has a Bachelor of Commerce
Degree in Finance and Marketing (with Distinction) from the University
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