Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
RETIRING Karrie Burke, communications officer, Fanshawe College (effective July 1, 2021).
ANNOUNCED By Foreman & Company, proposed $14,950,000 settlement in class action against Ontario Energy Group and Home Trust Company.
APPOINTED Michael Hearse, director of clubhouse operations, London Hunt and Country Club.
NAMED As Canada Research Chairs, 12 Western University researchers: Lauren Cipriano (Ivey Business School); Jody Culham (Brain and Mind Institute, Social Science); Spy Dénommé-Welch (Education); Elizabeth Gillies (Science); Matthew Grol (Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry); Jessica Prodger (Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry); Katreena Scott (Education); Andy Sun (Engineering); Jane Thornton (Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry); Ana Luisa Trejos (Engineering); Francesca Vidotto (Science); and Ying Zheng, (Engineering).
LAUNCHED By the Forest City Film Festival and the London Film Office, the 2021 Forest City Feature Film $60,000 Pitch in support of filmmaking in the London region.
ANNOUNCED By the Western Fair Association, cancellation of 146th Western Fair, which was scheduled to take place from September 10 to 19, 2021.
APPOINTED Carmi Levy, content marketing programs director, SHI International Corp.
ANNOUNCED By Selectpath Benefits & Financial Inc., the launch of Selectpath Insurance and the addition of Selectpath Atlantic.
REBRANDED Globally Local restaurant chain, to Odd Burger.
APPROVED By London City Council, rezoning application for Farhi Holdings Corp. 40-storey residential, commercial and office tower at 435-451 Ridout Street.
APPOINTED Suzanne de Jong (senior appraiser, Metrix Realty Group), president elect, Appraisal Institute of Canada.
June 21: Past Presidents’ Golf Classic
June 22: Starting a Small Business Webinar
June 24: HR Peer-2-Peer | Connected Culture
June 24: Business Planning Guide Workshop
June 25: Socialpreneur Chats: May 2021