Person: Dr Steven Burton

Ron Matheson

Ron Matheson has been selected as an executive-in-residence at TEC Edmonton, a pilot project funded by the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research’s ForeFront Program. Matheson will work with three or four health sciences firms spun off from the Univ of Alberta, providing assistance in the areas of business planning and management. Matheson was previously…

Dr Veena Rawat

Dr Veena Rawat has been appointed president of the Communications Research Centre after serving in an acting capacity for the past 20 months (R$, November 9/04). Rawat joined the CRC as its executive VP in March/03 after a 28-year career at Industry Canada where she rose to deputy DG spectrum engineering. Internationally renowned as an…

Dr Steven Burton

Dr Steven Burton has been appointed president and CEO of ProMetic Life BioSciences Ltd (PBL), after a reorganization of its parent firm, ProMetic Life Sciences Inc (PLS). Burton will be responsible for exploring financing opportunities in the UK, where the firm has an R&D laboratory and manufacturing facility. Most recently, he was executive VP of…