Person: Dan Milliard

Don Black

Don Black has been appointed DM of Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT), effective February 9. He moves to his new position from Cabinet Office where he was assistant DM policy. Black has also held senior management positions in the ministries of Finance and Treasury and Economics. He holds a BA in economics…

Bob Christie

Bob Christie has been appointed DM of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Prior to the appointment, he held the same position with the added responsibility of Intergovernmental Affairs. He previously served as assistant DM in the Ministry of Finance, with responsibility for budget, taxation and economic policy. He holds a PhD in economics…

Chris Clover

Chris Clover has been appointed interim president of Fakespace Systems Inc. The move comes with the resignation of Carol Leaman, effective March 12. Fakespace is the world’s largest firm devoted exclusively to advanced visualization systems and is 30.6% owned by the once mighty Electrohome Ltd, Kitchener ON. Last April, Fakespace merged with Mechdyne Corp, Marshalltown,…

Eugene Polistuk

Eugene Polistuk has stepped down as CEO and board chair of Celestica Inc, Canada’s largest electronics manufacturing firm. Polistuk announced his decision after the company posted a US$165-million fourth quarter loss. Polistuk has ben head of Celestica since it was spun off from IBM Canada in 1994. He will be replaced on an interim basis…

Dan Milliard

Dan Milliard has been appointed CEO of Natural Convergence Inc., an Ottawa-based developer of broadband software. Milliard was previously had been CEO at Group Telecom and president/COO at Hyperion Communications….