Person: Dr Michael Plischke

Brian McFadden

Brian McFadden has been appointed chief technology officer (CTO) of Nortel Networks Corp reporting to president/CEO William Owens. He replaces Greg Mumford who officially retired from the Brampton-based company October 1st. McFadden is a 25-year veteran of Nortel having held a variety of positions in Ottawa, St Laurent PQ, Seoul South Korea and Maidenhead UK.…

Peter Matthewman

Peter Matthewman has been appointed VP business development of Performance Plants Inc, a Kingston ON-based developer of genetically modified plant crops. He has extensive experience in agri-business and technology commercialization at the Alberta Research Council (ARC) where he was VP life sciences. At ARC, he was responsible for research, commercialization and manufacturing of human nutraceuticals,…

Dr Michael Plischke

Dr Michael Plischke has been appointed dean of science at Simon Fraser Univ. Plischke’s four-year mandate began September/04 and he has been acting in the position since June/03. Prior to that, he chaired the physics department for five years as well as a five-year stint in the same position between 1988 and 1993. He is…