Our Team

JULIEN NIQUET
Chief Executive Officer

Julien has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Université du Québec à Montréal; his specialties include entrepreneurship and finance. Having created, developed and led the Glutenberg industrial brewery as well as the Transbroue distribution company, Julien has a deep understanding of the beer industry. Thanks to his many contacts in the wine trade, he is also greatly accustomed to the SAQ's modus operandi. A true visionary, he looks ahead with a daring and creative eye.

JEAN-FRANÇOIS THÉORÊT
Chief Operating Officer & Distiller

Formerly the Director of Plant Operations at Glutenberg, Jean-François Théorêt had always cherished the dream of strarting his own distillery before he took the big leap with Oshlag. Always on the lookout for the latest trends and methods, he spent years studying distillation abroad, most notably in Scotland, Austria and in the United States. He holds a Brewing and Distilling MSc/Diploma from the Heriot-Watt University based in Edinburg and has been a fervent distiller for years.

GABRIEL CHARBONNEAU
Head Brewer

Gabriel trained in brewing at the Laboratoires Maska in St-Hyacinthe. He practiced home brewing for many years before starting his career at the McAuslan Brewery. Officially the Head Brewer at Glutenberg since 2011, he has won numerous awards for his beers in some of North America's most prestigious beer competitions. His undying passion, thoroughness, wild imagination and sharp knowledge of the different styles and brewing methods make him one of the best brewers in Quebec.

VINCENT FOURNIER LANDRY
Financial Controller

Vincent is in charge of Glutenberg's finances, in addition to its subsidiaries' funds, Transbroue & Oshlag. A certified CPA, he is currently completing his master's degree in Taxation Law. His incomparable work ethic and sharp mind make him a key asset for Oshlag.