The board of administrators of the Fondation Lucien-Piché is pleased to announce the nomination of Pr. Xavier Ottenwaelder to the position of administrator of the Foundation. Pr. Ottenwaelder obtained his Ph.D. from the Université Paris-XI in Orsay, France, in 2001. After a post-doctoral internship at Stanford University in the USA, in joined the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Concordia University where he currently is Associate Professor. His research group focuses on the development of green methods for the oxidation of organics. We are convinced that Pr. Ottenwaelder will bring numerous important contributions to the Foundation.