Person: Dr Don Kjosness

William Owen

William Owen has been appointed president and CEO of Nortel Networks Corp, replacing Frank Dunn who was terminated for cause on April 28. Owen has a long business and military background, including vice chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. Since leaving the military in the mid 1990s, he has held executive positions in…

Ian Lennox

Ian Lennox has resigned from MDS Inc to pursue other interests. Lennox joined the Toronto-based company in 2000 when it acquired Phoenix International Life Sciences Inc, of which he was president and CEO. He led the integration of the two companies and contributed to the analytical and proteomics businesses. Most recently he was group president…

Dr Mario Pinto

Dr Mario Pinto has been appointed VP research at Simon Fraser Univ, replacing Dr Bruce Clayman (R$, April 26/04). Pinto is a professor with the department of chemistry. His research focus is carbohydrate-protein interactions and carbohydrate mimicry….

Dr Don Kjosness

Dr Don Kjosness has been appointed chair of the advisory board for TRLab’s Network for Emerging Wireless Technology (NEWT). Kjosness has more than 30 years of experience within information, communications and space technologies. He enjoyed a 27-year career with SED Systems, leaving in 1998 for consulting work with government and the private sector…