Person: Gary Tanner

Gary Tanner

Gary Tanner has been appointed president and CEO of Zarlink Semiconductor, replacing Kirk Mandy. Tanner joined Zarlink in 2007 when the Ottawa-based firm acquired Legerity, Austin TX, where he held the positions of senior VP worldwide operations and chief operating officer. He has more than 35 years of experience in the semiconductor industry with Legerity,…

Dr Brian Underdown

Dr Brian Underdown has been appointed chair of the board of directors at the Ontario Genomics Institute, replacing Dr Mark Poznansky who was recently appointed OGI’s president and CEO (R$, December 13/10). Underdown is currently managing director of Lumira Capital, a venture capital firm focused on health and life sciences which he joined in 1997.…

Dr Hadi Mahabadi

Dr Hadi Mahabadi has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Robert F Reed Technology Medal, presented annually by the Printing Industries of America. Mahabadi is VP and director of the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) which he joined in 1981. The author of 80 US patents and more than 150 papers, he…