Dispatch: December 9, 2022
Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
ACQUIRED St. Thomas Ford Lincoln SVT, by Courtesy Ford Lincoln.
ELECTED Jennifer Dickenson (Dickenson Condo Management), director-at-large, Canadian Condominium Institute-National executive board.
PROMOTED Jonathan Clemens, to chief operating officer, rTraction Canada, Inc.
RECEIVED Faisal Joseph (partner, Lerners LLP), Honorary Doctor of Laws from St. Francis Xavier University.
PROMOTED Cali Wiersma, to content marketing & social media specialist, Caring Support.
REAPPOINTED Alan Shepard, to a second term as president of Western University (until June 30,2029).
AWARDED Zavitz Insurance & Wealth, Canada’s Volunteer Award in the Ontario Business Leader category.
ANNOUNCED By the Better Business Bureau serving Western Ontario, opening of nominations for its 2023 Torch Awards for Ethics and Spark Awards.
PROPOSED By Halifax-based Holloway Lodging (owners of DoubleTree by Hilton London), a 25-storey, 435-unit high-rise building at 300-320 King Street.
APPOINTED John Martin, manager of partnerships, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.
APPOINTED Marcie Pridding, HR and global mobility consultant, CityMatch.
ANNOUNCED By TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, winners of it third London Innovation Challenge: BIOSA Technologies and EXAR Studios.
ANNOUNCED By Green Economy London, its Green Project Support recipients ($2,500 each towards sustainability projects to help set and achieve sustainability targets in 2023): Let’s Talk Science; London & District Construction Association; MTE Consultants; and Western Fair District.
ANNOUNCED By Caring Support, partnership with Certn to integrate background checks into its recruitment platform for Ontario healthcare services.
CLOSING Michael’s on the Thames, 1 York Street (final day of operation Dec. 31, 2022; location to be reopened as new restaurant, One on York, early 2023).
AWARDED Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor (president and CEO, London Health Sciences Centre) McMaster University’s School of Rehabilitation Science 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award in Physiotherapy.
ANNOUNCED By Sernova Corp., the transition of president and CEO Philip Toleikis to chief technology officer (upon appointment of new CEO).
ANNOUNCED By Air Canada, resumption of seasonal flights between London and Montreal, beginning June 17.
ANNOUNCED By Huron at Western, construction start of new 311-room residence building (expected fall 2024 opening).
December 9 & 10: Starlim North America Job Fair
December 10: Nestle Open Call Job Fair
December 13: TechAlliance: Jingle & Mingle
December 14: Starting a Small Business Seminar
December 15: London Career Fair & Training Expo by Jobs Canada Fair