Person: Kathleen Sendall

Dr Geneviève Tanguay

Dr Geneviève Tanguay has been appointed VP research, creation and innovation at the Univ of Montreal. Tanguay was most recently assistant DM for research, innovation, science and society at the Quebec Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade — a position she held since January/07. Prior to entering government, she held a variety of…

Kathleen Sendall

Kathleen Sendall has been appointed chair of the Expert Panel on the State of Industrial Research and Development in Canada — a new assessment being carried out by the Council of Canadian Academies (see page 6). Sendall is director and vice-chair of Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environmental Solutions, director of CGG Veritas and director…

Michael O’Brien

Michael O’Brien has been appointed president of Carl Zeiss Canada Ltd, Toronto, effective November 28th. O’Brien brings 27 years of management experience to Carl Zeiss, a leading company in the optical and opto-electronic industries focused on life sciences, materials research and medical markets. He previously held senior management positions with Lumen Dynamics Group, Carsen Group…