Person: Dr Ted Hewitt

Garold G. Breit

Garold G. Breit has been appointed executive director of technology transfer at the Univ of Manitoba. Breit will work closely with VP research Dr Joanne Keselman, and is responsible for the university’s commercialization activities. His started his career at Revlon in the areas of marketing and acquisitions, moving on to serve as president of four…

Dr Ronald Bond

Dr Ronald Bond has been appointed to the chair of the advisory board for the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN). Bond is provost and VP academic at the Univ of Calgary and a member of the steering committee for the faculty bargaining project of the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO). He has a…

Louise Comeau

Louise Comeau has been appointed president and CEO of Fuel Cells Canada (FCC), replacing the retiring Dr Ron Britton. Comeau comes to FCC with an extensive background in sustainable development, most notably holding a senior position with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Ottawa-based Centre for Sustainable Community Development. She has also served on a number…

Tom Wright

Tom Wright has been appointed executive director of Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC), replacing Jeff Parker who has been appointed the federal government’s consul general in Seattle WA (R$, May 27/04). Wright comes to TPC from Industry Canada where he was DG and manager of the environmental affairs branch. He is a board member of the…

Dr Henrich Guntermann

Dr Henrich Guntermann has been appointed by the new board of directors of Dimethaid Research Inc, replacing embattled CEO Rebecca Keeler who was ousted by a new board last month. Guntermann is a German-based medical doctor and entrepreneur who will re-locate to Toronto from Germany. Dimethaid’s largest creditor is German businessman Friedrich Kuhne who is…

Dr Ted Hewitt

Dr Ted Hewitt has been appointed acting VP research at the Univ of Western Ontario (UWO), replacing Dr Nils Petersen, who has left to become DG of the National Institute for Nanotechnology in Edmonton (R$, June 15/04). Hewitt is currently UWO’s associate VP research and will assume the acting position November 1. A selection committee…