Person: Mark Roman

Mark Roman

Mark Roman has been appointed president and CEO of CANARIE Inc effective April 25th, replacing Jim Roche who held the position on an interim basis since February/10 following the unexpected departure of Guy Bujold. Roman comes to CANARIE from the Univ of Victoria where he is chief information officer. While at UVic, he was responsible…

Dr Marc Fortin 2011

Dr Marc Fortin has been appointed assistant DM (Science and Technology) of the Department of National Defence and the CEO of Defence R&D Canada, replacing Dr Robert Walker who left the position late last year to become senior VP at Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, with responsibility for its nuclear laboratories. Fortin comes to DRDC…

Ken Armour

Ken Armour is stepping down as executive director research and innovation at the BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. Armour is taking a position as executive director of Intergovernmental and Community Relations with the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation. He will be replaced on an interim basis by Melanie Friesen, director of the…