Person: David Hall

Bliss Baker

Bliss Baker has been appointed president of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) with responsibility for the industry’s development on behalf of its membership. Baker has had a lengthy career in the public and private sectors, including a political assistant at Queen’s Park, public relations for Enbridge Consumers Gas and most recently director of communications…

David Hall

David Hall has been appointed interim president and CEO of EnWave Corp, a Vancouver-based developer of vacuum microwave technology for the food, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and chemical industries. Hall replaces Steve Langford, who resigned after one year for personal reasons and has returned to Ontario to pursue other business opportunities. Most of Hall’s 28 years in…

Dr Chaviva Hosek

Dr Chaviva Hosek has been appointed president and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR), replacing interim CEO Thomas Kierans, CIAR’s board chair who moved into the position following the departure of Stefan Dupré (R$, February 25/00). The appointment is effective January 1/01. Hosek has had a long career in government and academic…

Dr Irwin Itzkovitch

Dr Irwin Itzkovitch has been appointed ADM of Natural Resources Canada’s earth sciences sector, effective December 4. Itzkovitch joins NRCan from the International Council on Metals and the Environment where he served as executive VP environmental stewardship. He has enjoyed a long career in the Canadian mineral sector, including stints with INCO, Eldorado Nuclear, Sherritt…

David McFadden

David McFadden has been appointed chair of the advisory committee for the Ontario Centres of Excellence program, effective October 10. McFadden has selected to head the committee to lead its review on the OCE’s role in commercialization and will present recommendations to the minister of Energy Science and Technology by the end of the year.…

Dr Bruce Archibald

Dr Bruce Archibald has left his position as ADM of Ontario’s Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology (MEST) to assume a similar position with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). Archibald becomes ADM of OMAFRA’s policy and farm financing division. Prior to joining MEST, he was with OMAFRA as director of…