Person: Dr Stephen Waters

Vern Heinrichs

Vern Heinrichs has been appointed interim president and CEO of ARISE Technologies Inc, a rapidly growing producer of photovoltaic cells based in Waterloo ON. He replaces Bart Tichelman who joined the firm as a board director in 2000 and stepped aside in February/09. Heinrichs has a long history with various tech-based firms, Shell Oil and…

Dr Stephen Waters

Dr Stephen Waters has been appointed interim executive VP and chief scientific officer of DiaMedica Inc, Winnipeg, a developer of treatments for Type 2 diabetes. Walters replaces Dr Wayne Lautt, who discovered a key mechanism of insulin resistance that led to the founding of DiaMedica. A professor of pharmacology and therapeutics at the Univ of…