Person: Dr David Lizius

Karimah Es Sabar

Karimah Es Sabar has been appointed senior VP business and strategic affairs with the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) as the Vancouver-based organization expands activities across Canada and internationally. Es Sabar is currently president of Life Sciences BC and will take on joint responsibilities with both organizations until April/10 when she assumes CDRD…

Howard Gwin

Howard Gwin has joined Bridge-scale Partners as a venture partner operating out of the Menlo Park CA-based investment firm’s Toronto offices. Gwin is a veteran of the software and services sectors and sits on the board of several Canadian software companies. Prior to joining Bridgescale, he was president of Solect Technology Group and held executive…

Dr David Lizius

Dr David Lizius has been appointed president and CEO of COM DEV Canada, the Ottawa-based division of COM DEV International Ltd, Cambridge ON. Lizius replaces George Cwynar, a veteran high-tech executive and former CEO of Mosaid Technologies who left abruptly after 18 months at COM DEV to “pursue other opportunities”. Lizius has 30 years of…