An entrepreneurial executive, Tonny has enjoyed more than 20 years of success in starting up new businesses as well as driving the growth of established enterprises. He has lived in four countries, where he has conducted business with government agencies, embassies, mayors and city managers. His activities have included forging new ventures as well as building business relationships between countries.
For more than 10 years, Tonny was CEO and President of Plumrose (Canada) Ltd, a subsidiary of Plumrose A/S, Denmark, a worldwide company specializing in trading, processing and marketing of canned and perishable food products. He joined a start-up import company, Katrin Systems, Inc., which served as the platform for his two decades of success in the tissue-paper business. As CEO he led the company in the development of numerous first-ever products ultimately replicated by the leading players in the industry. Tonny owned a paper mill and tree converting plants in the United States, as well as an import and distribution company in Canada.