Person: Dr Alan Bernstein

Pearse Flynn

Pearse Flynn has been appointed president of Alcatel’s Carrier Networking Group. Flynn was president and COO of Newbridge Networks Corp until Alcatel’s takeover of the Kanata ON-based firm was completed last month. As president of the new group, he will be responsible for network and inter-networking activities aimed at the carrier market and will sit…

Dr Alan Bernstein

Dr Alan Bernstein has been appointed as the first president of the new Canadian Institutes of Research (CIHR). (see article here). Bernstein has stepped down from his position as director of the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (SLRI), a position he has held since 1994. The SLRI has appointed senior scientists Dr Tony Pawson and Dr…