Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
RETIRING Bob Usher, general manager and CEO, Covent Garden Market (effective fall 2021).
APPOINTED Nicole Spriet, sales representative, A Team London ― Century 21 First Canadian Corp.\
APPOINTED Doug MacRae, senior consultant, Deloitte.
ANNOUNCED By Megabus, twice-daily bus service between London and Toronto in partnership with Badder Bus, commencing July 15.
APPOINTED Opiyo Oloya, associate vice-president of equity, diversity and inclusion, Western University.
APPOINTED Papy Abdie, account manager, rTraction Canada, Inc.
ANNOUNCED By Comet Bio, closing of $22 million Series C financing round.
RANKED The City of London, number 10 in the North America’s Next 25 category (smaller up-and-coming tech markets in the U.S. and Canada) of the CBRE 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report.
APPOINTED Kapil Lakhotia (president and CEO, London Economic Development Corp.), chair of the board of directors, King’s University College.
ANNOUNCED By WeedMD, acquisition of Guelph-based CannTX and change of its corporate name to Entourage Health Corp.
APPOINTED Jason DiFrsucia, associate lawyer, Harrison Pensa.
July 16: Amazon Virtual Information Session
July 20: Starting a Small Business Webinar
July 21: Your Virtual Storefront Webinar
July 22: TAP Info Session – London
July 22: 100 Kellogg Lane – Spring Market
July 23: Amazon Virtual Information Session