Person: Dr Nick Busing

William Smith

William Smith has been appointed executive director of BioMed City, a collaborative venture devoted to enhancing the critical mass of public health research and innovation in Winnipeg in the areas of infectious chronic diseases (R$, November 22/04). Smith joins the International Centre for Infectious Diseases, which spearheaded the creation of BioMed City and is providing…

Dr Nick Busing

Dr Nick Busing has been appointed president and CEO of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), effective October 15. Busing is a professor and departmental chair of family medicine at the Univ of Ottawa and currently co-chairs a task force entitled “A Human Resource Strategy for Physicians in Can-ada). In the past…

Dr Michael Raymont

Dr Michael Raymont has been appointed CEO of Energy INet, a not-for-profit network designed to attract R&D funding to the oil, gas and coal sectors (R$, March 30/05). Raymont is the network’s first full-time CEO, replacing interim CEO Dr Eddy Isaacs effective October 6. He comes to Energy INet from the National Research Council where…

Hector MacKay-Dunn

Hector MacKay-Dunn has been appointed chair of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC). MacKay-Dunn is a lawyer with more than 25 years of experience and is a senior partner with Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy. His expertise lies in advising senior public and early-stage private companies in industries such as semi-conductor, software, e-business, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.…

Mike Zafirovski

Mike Zafirovski has been appointed president and CEO of Nortel Networks Corp, replacing vice-chair and CEO William Owens who is stepping down after 19 months. Zafirovski comes to Nortel from Motorola where he served as president and COO and president and CEO of the personal communications sector division. Previously, he spent 25 with General Electric…