Person: Raymond Leduc

Dr Ted Hewitt

Dr Ted Hewitt has been appointed president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), replacing Dr Chad Gaffield (R$, April 15/14). Hewitt was previously SSHRC’s executive VP and COO and has managed the agency’s day-to-day operations since Gaffield’s departure last August. He joined SSHRC as a member of the governing council in 2011…

Raymond Leduc

Raymond Leduc has been appointed president of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada after serving a nine-month term as the firm’s VP engineering. He replaces Barry Kohler who was named executive VP at Bell’s headquarters in Fort Worth TX. Leduc was previously director of IBM’s Bromont semiconductor plant for more than nine years and its director of…

Dr John Evans

Dr John Evans died February 13th at age 85. Evans was successful high-tech executive and unflagging supporter of research who was instrumental in the founding of the MaRS Discovery District, of which he was the first board chair. He held several technology executive positions including CEO of Allelix (dubbed Canada’s first biotechnology company) and was…

Dr Ted Hewitt

Dr Ted Hewitt has been appointed president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), replacing Dr Chad Gaffield (R$, April 15/14). Hewitt was previously SSHRC’s executive VP and COO and has managed the agency’s day-to-day operations since Gaffield’s departure last August. He joined SSHRC as a member of the governing council in 2011…

Raymond Leduc

Raymond Leduc has been appointed president of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada after serving a nine-month term as the firm’s VP engineering. He replaces Barry Kohler who was named executive VP at Bell’s headquarters in Fort Worth TX. Leduc was previously director of IBM’s Bromont semiconductor plant for more than nine years and its director of…

Dr John Evans

Dr John Evans died February 13th at age 85. Evans was successful high-tech executive and unflagging supporter of research who was instrumental in the founding of the MaRS Discovery District, of which he was the first board chair. He held several technology executive positions including CEO of Allelix (dubbed Canada’s first biotechnology company) and was…

Dr Sara Diamond

Dr Sara Diamond‘s contract as president of the Ontario College of Art & Design has been extended for another five years from July/10 to July/15. Diamond was appointed to an initial four-year term in 2005 and came to OCAD from The Banff Centre where she served a nine-year term as director of its New Media…

Raymond Leduc

Raymond Leduc has been appointed to the governing council of the National Research Council. Leduc is director and senior location executive with IBM Bromont. Leduc holds a BSc and MBA from McGill Univ and recently completed a directors education program with the Institute of Corporate Directors…

Drs Louise Proulx

Drs Louise Proulx and Sheila Brown have been appointed to the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s board of directors. Proulx is VP product development at Laval QC-based ViroChem Pharma Inc. Brown is executive director of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs, a joint venture of St M

Steve West

Steve West has been appointed chief operating officer of MDS Inc as part of a transition that will see him become CEO once the Toronto-based firm narrows its focus to its MDS Nordion business. The transition will see the departure of current CEO Stephen DeFalco, who has overseen the divestment of most of the firm’s…