Dispatch: December 2, 2022
Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
APPOINTED Sean Menard, mortgage agent, BRX Mortgage.
APPOINTED Alan Chan, director, member services at Info-Tech Research Group.
ANNOUNCED By the Brickenden Awards board of directors, termination of the Brickenden Awards program for excellence in London community theatre.
ANNOUNCED By Southside Group, intention to reopen two shuttered Movati Athletic locations (755 Wonderland Road North and 3198 Wonderland Road South) under its own brand.
REBRANDED Polishuk, Camman and Steele to Spero Law (effective December 13, 2022).
ANNOUNCED By The Grove at Western Fair District, completion of its four incubator kitchen cells.
RECEIVED By Western University Faculty of Engineering, $4 million grant from federal Climate Action and Awareness Fund to develop new tools and technologies to improve accuracy of building energy and climate models.
PROMOTED Victor Harris, to senior director of growth, Northern Commerce.
ANNOUNCED By the Ivey Foundation, winding up of operations by the end of 2027 and distribution of its full $100 million endowment over the next five years, beginning in 2023.
APPOINTED Joel Timmerman, executive director, YFC London.
OPENED Maple Leaf Foods London Poultry Plant, 1577 Wilton Grove Road.
ANNOUNCED By TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, 12 finalists for Limitless 2023 awards: FluidAI Medical, Step Sciences and Tenomix (Breakthrough Award); Food Security Structure Canada, LBMX Inc. and SoilOptix (Gamechanger Award); ChargerQuest, Polar Imaging and Mobials Inc. (Scaleup Award); and Aaron Johnstone of Peacasa Snacks Inc., Nadia Ladak of Marlow, and William Wang of Terra Optima Labs (Forthcomer Award).
PROMOTED Sonya Gilpin, to senior global brand specialist, Health Care Business Group, North America, 3M Canada.
APPOINTED Laura Le Faive, communications specialist, Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners.
APPOINTED Kendra Tobin, development researcher, London Health Sciences Foundation.
December 2: IP Strategy Boot Camp – Western and WORLDiscoveries
December 7: IRCC Virtual Learning Series for Employers by the Government of Canada
December 7: Canadian Club of London – 2022/2023 Season
December 7: Do’s and Don’ts when Crossing the U.S. Border – Dec. 2022
December 7: eCommerce Tools & Online Presence Webinar by Small Business Centre
December 8: MentorWorks: Grants and Funding Programs for Video Game Development
December 8: London Chamber of Commerce 2022 Holiday Treelight Celebration