Person: Bruce Lazenby

Michael Tremblay

Michael Tremblay has been appointed president and CEO of Invest Ottawa effective March 2, filling the position that has been vacant for nearly a year following the departure of inaugural president Bruce Lazenby after a five-year term. Tremblay comes to the city’s innovation and economic development agency from Microsoft Canada where he was VP public…

Dr Robert Walker

Dr Robert Walker has been appointed CEO of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL) after serving for one year as its senior VP during the agency’s reorganization (R$, September 23/10). Walker — formerly assistant DM at the Department of National Defence and CEO of Defence R&D Canada — will lead the Nuclear Laboratories Division (NLD)…

Dr Gordon McBean

Dr Gordon McBean was elected president of the International Council for Science (ISCU) at its recent general assembly in Rome. McBean is the first ISCU Canadian president since the Paris-based organization was formed in 1931. Under ISCU rules, he will first join the executive board before occupying the president’s position beginning in 2014. McBean was…

Bruce Lazenby

Bruce Lazenby has been appointed president and CEO of the Ottawa Centre for Regional Innovation (OCRI), replacing Claude Haw. Lazenby has extensive experience in the high tech sector including CEO of Ottawa-based FreeBalance Inc and Canada VP of the Corum Group Ltd. He arrives as the 27-year-old OCRI undergoes a major transformation into the city’s…