Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
APPOINTED Adam Rice (CEO, AssetDirect), to the board of directors, Head Injury Rehabilitation Ontario.
PROMOTED Chris Moss, to manager, learning and implementation, Canada Life.
ANNOUNCED By the Government of Ontario, cancellation of 2021 Ontario Summer Games in London announcement that London will host the 2024 Ontario Summer Games.
ANNOUNCED Departure of London Health Sciences Centre vice-president of finance and chief financial officer, Jacquie Davison.
ANNOUNCED By the City of London, return of the Core Area Construction Dollars program in support of downtown and Old East Village businesses.
MOVED Eastown Barbershop, to 100 Kellogg Lane.
ANNOUNCED By Nestlé Canada, $41.3 million expansion to increase production capabilities at its ice cream plant at 980 Wilton Grove Road.
OPENED Application process for The Morrissette Accelerator 15-week fall (September 1 to December 18, 2021) program high-growth startups (open to all Western students, faculty and recent alumni with an expectation of a full-time commitment).
CELEBRATING rTraction Canada, Inc., 20th anniversary of its founding in 2001.
APPOINTED Danny Tulip, chief financial officer (contract role), and Bill Manson, chief administrative executive (contract role), London Health Sciences Centre.
ANNOUNCED By the Grand Theatre board of directors, stepping down of executive director Deb Harvey following the end of the 2021/22 theatre season.
APPOINTED Jun Li (education professor, Western University), vice-president and president designate of the Comparative and International Education Society.
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