Person: Steve West

Dr Mohamed Ibnkahla

Dr Mohamed Ibnkahla has been appointed to the new Research Chair in Sensor Technology for the Internet of Things (IoT) at Carleton University. Ibnkahla is a professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering. The focus of his research is to develop new, innovative sensor networks and technologies for the IoT. Prior to joining…

Dr Wendy Palen

Dr Wendy Palen has been appointed board chair of Evidence for Democracy, an advocacy organization for openness and the transparent use of evidence in government decision-making. Palen is an associate professor of biological sciences at Simon Fraser Univ where she co-founded the Earth to Ocean Research Group. She holds a PhD in zoology from the…

Donna Garbutt

Donna Garbutt has been appointed CEO of Maxxam Analytics, a data analytics companies serving the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries. Garbutt has more than 25 years experience in the oil and gas sector and is a member of the Science, Technology and Innovation Council….

Steve West

Steve West has been appointed to the board of directors of TSO3, Quebec City-based life science company and developer of heat-sensitive medical devices. West is the former CEO of Nordion until its sale to Sterigenics International LLC, Mulberry FL, in 2014. He previously held senior positions with MDS….

Dr Uwe Schoenbeck

Dr Uwe Schoenbeck has been appointed to the board of CQDM. Schoenbeck is chief scientific officer, external research & development and innovation at Pfizer Inc. He holds a PhD from the Univ of Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and completed postdoctoral training at Harvard Univ….

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…

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