Person: Dr Ted Hewitt

Marcel Chartrand

Marcel Chartrand has been appointed VP communications at Genome Canada, replacing Anie Perrault. Chartrand was appointed director of communications at the Medical Research Council in 1997 and participated in its transition into the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). He left CIHR in 2002 to become a consultant specializing in health research. Chartrand is also…

Dr Pat Jamieson

Dr Pat Jamieson has been appointed chief of technology for Nexen Inc, an energy and chemicals company based in Calgary. He will be responsible for Nexen’s new engineering technologies for its global oil and gas production operations. Jamieson has held a number of senior energy S&T positions, including VP of the Saskatchewan Research Council’s energy…

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…

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…