Allan & Doris Kostanuick
Allan Kostanuick serves on the Board of Directors of AGAT Laboratories Ltd., a National Canadian privately-owned laboratory headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.
Allan graduated with a B. Comm degree from Concordia University in Quebec. He articled with a Quebec firm of Chartered Accountants on his way to a CPA designation and later assumed the position of Financial Controller for a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific where he rose to the position of assistant Vice President and Treasurer. During his tenure at CP consulting, Allan gained exposure and experience in transportation, telecommunications, hotel and resource management.
In 1991, Allan joined AGAT Laboratories where he subsequently held several senior management and executive positions, including the position of CEO, before being appointed to AGAT’s board. His decades of experience and teamwork helped grow AGAT’s position as a diversified, Canadian analytical laboratory with multiple science and technology divisions. Allan’s financial oversight was instrumental in providing sound leadership during AGAT’s growth and diversification strategies. Over the years Allan was a key driver in the development of AGAT’s, Accounting and Information Systems and its tightly linked Laboratory Information Management System that drives all processes and workflows across company operations to this day.
A strong advocate of Canadian excellence in science and technology along with community responsiveness, Allan’s tenure at AGAT has enshrined economic stewardship for AGAT Laboratories along with fundamental values of re-investment in communities throughout Canada.
As a volunteer at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Allan served, helping to bring comfort and hope to patients and families undergoing treatment services. As a Director of the AGAT Foundation, Allan’s past experience at AGAT Laboratories along with community activism forms an important part of the vision and mandate of the AGAT Foundation as it seeks to bridge science, technology and innovation with the real world issues facing many of our Canadian communities.