Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
PROMOTED Ahmed Gharib, to partnerships development manager, Paystone.
APPOINTED Melissa Maloney, vice president, TechAlliance of Southwester Ontario (effective April 2023).
PROMOTED Heather Damaren, to manager, systems engineering, General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada.
ANNOUNCED By the Volkswagen Group and its battery company PowerCo, selection of St. Thomas to establish Volkswagen’s first overseas gigafactory for battery cell manufacturing (start of production planned for 2027).
APPOINTED Inna Kaminska, digital marketing specialist, Arcane.
NAMED Ahria Consulting, as the highest rated major contender in the Everest Group’s Outplacement and Career Transition Services Peak Matrix Assessment 2023.
AWARDED Ridley Wetton (van specialist, Mercedes-Benz London) Mercedes-Benz Canada President’s Circle Award for Top Performers in the Van Market.
ELECTED Johnny Fansher, to the board of directors, Nova Mutual.
APPOINTED Jessica Kwarciak, HR coordinator, Lerners LLP.
APPOINTED Jay Trudell, senior manager – tax, New World International Tax Consulting Ltd.
OPENED Chatime, CF Masonville Place.
APPOINTED Michel Klaus, condominium property manager, Sapphire Condominium Management Inc.
March 17 – 19: Ramadan Marketplace
March 21: Entrepreneur 1.0 Innovation Academy
March 21: LMLIP: All Are Welcome Here 2023
March 21: King’s University College Career Fair
March 23: Digital Wellness at Work
March 23: London City Hall Toastmasters Open House
March 23: Business After Five
March 24: Socialpreneur Chats: March 2023