Person: Nancy Gougarty

Dr Michael Raymont

Dr Michael Raymont has been appointed president and CEO of AVAC Ltd after serving in an interim capacity for nine months (see page 1). Replacing CEO Ross Bricker, Raymont brings to AVAC a wide range of industry and government experience. In the private sector he served as president and CEO of EquipNet Direct, a Boston-area…

Nancy Gougarty

Nancy Gougarty has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Westport Innovations, a Vancouver-based developer of natural gas engines and vehicles which is moving from R&D mode to the global commercialization of a wide range of products. Gougarty has gained considerable expertise in product delivery execution, holding senior management positions in several automotive firms…

David Drury

David Drury has been appointed to the board of the Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION). A 29-year veteran of IBM, Drury is GM of the company’s Global Technology Services in Canada. As head of IBM’s technology solutions business, he has helped leverage emergent technologies to help clients realize their strategic objectives in the…