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A sales executive with nearly four decades of experience in the textiles sector, Allan Schachter currently serves as Vice President of Cansew Inc. in Montreal, Quebec. Allan Schachter has applied his expertise at the company since 1974.A key member of the executive team at Cansew, Mr. Schachter has amassed a number of notable achievements over the course of his career, helping to position the company as a national leader in the textiles industry. Owing in part to Allan Schachter’s contributions, Cansew has enjoyed a steady rate of growth, with continued success in an evolving online marketplace. To this end, Mr. Schachter has proven instrumental in Cansew’s expansion into sales and distribution of specialty FR sewing threads and trims for emergency services personnel, such as Protek® Nomex® and Protek® Kevlar® fire-retardant threads. Committed to the highest standards of his profession, Allan Schachter maintains affiliation with the Canadian Professional Sales Association.Recognized for his philanthropic work as well, Allan Schachter has volunteered his time, energy, and resources to several worthy causes in the greater Montreal metropolitan area and beyond. Over the years, he has supported the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), The Cedars Cancer Institute, the Jewish General Hospital, and the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, where he holds membership in the Governors’ Circle. A longtime Montreal resident, he has donated to The War Amps as well as Combined Jewish Appeal, which sponsors a variety of initiatives in the Montreal Jewish community.

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 1974 - Present

Vice President

Cansew Inc.