Bill Troost

President & CEO | Peel Plastic Products

TroostsqBill Troost graduated from U of T’s Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry with his B.A.Sc. in 1967. He worked for Union Carbide until 1973 when he undertook MBA studies at the University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1975. Bill started to work in the flexible packaging business and founded Peel Plastic Products in 1978. The company has grown from two employees in 4,000 square feet to 400 employees in 300,000 square feet; their business is “innovative flexible packaging solutions”. Bill is President and CEO. He has served on the Chemical Engineering Board of Advisors since 2005. He is a long-term supporter of ILead (formerly LOT) programming and was instrumental in establishing the “Troost Family Leaders of Tomorrow Award” for Fourth Year Chemical Engineering students.