Management Team

David Deacon, CEO

In March 2017 David Deacon joined the board of Xogen Technologies Inc, and on May 23, 2017 became Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Mr. Deacon was President and Chief Executive Officer of STT Enviro Corp. from 2011 – 2017. He has broad experience in entrepreneurial management, engineering management, marketing, sales and finance. Under his leadership STT Enviro Corp, moved into new business sectors, completely paid off all debt and created a strong balance sheet, and established itself as a worldwide expert in lime slaking systems with a great track record of building robust and reliable systems in remote parts of the world. In May 2017 STT Enviro Corp was sold to Carmeuse Lime and Stone, a Global lime supplier with a 150 year history. Formerly, David was founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Group DKG Corp., a private company involved in the production of industrial fiberglass for application in the corrosion sector. From 2001 to 2006, David was President and Chief Operating Officer of Azure Dynamics, an early-stage hybrid electric vehicle company. David’s first nine years in business were spent in the brokerage industry: four as an institutional analyst and five as vice-president of retail sales.


Angella Hughes, BMath – President, COO:
Ms. Hughes has been President & CEO of Xogen Technologies Inc. since 2004. In that time she has developed the company’s technology from lab scale, through commercial prototype, demonstration and commercial product. She has established a research collaboration agreement between Xogen and the University of Toronto, University of Guelph, US Army and Atomic Energy of Canada. In addition she has raised capital to fund these activities from governments, debt and private equity. Formerly a Member of the Technical Staff for 13 years with Boeing Rocketdyne responsible for Critical 1 part manufacture and acceptance for the Space Shuttle Main Engine and for various other engine and space projects. Ms. Hughes has a BMath from the University of Waterloo and a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology (Nuclear) from Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology. Angella has also served on the Board of Directors of Headwaters Healthcare Centre in Orangeville, Ontario from 2005 to 2012, during that time she chaired Audit, Quality Assurance, Finance and Partnership Committees and today is a Member of the Advisory Committee at the School of Electronics Engineering Technology at Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology in Toronto, Ontario. Ms. Hughes also serves as a Director with the Strings Attached Orchestra.