Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
PROMOTED Nick McCallum, to senior marketing officer – creative writing, London Health Sciences Foundation.
RESIGNED Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP and Ontario minister of labour, immigration training and skills development, Monte McNaughton.
APPOINTED Danelle Kovar, marketing communication specialist, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.
AWARDED 600 Proudfoot Lane (BlueStone Properties), the ENERGY STAR Canada Award for Multifamily Housing Building of the Year 2023.
APPOINTED Will Martindale, junior RPA developer, IT team, Davis Martindale LLP.
ANNOUNCED By the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, headquarters move to former 3M Canada headquarters building on Tartan Drive, slated to be open by 2025.
APPOINTED Tania Caza, vice-president, people and culture, Fanshawe College.
RELOCATING Fin City Fish & Chips, from 711 Richmond Street (now closed) to new location yet to be announced.
AWARDED Doug Tarry Homes (St. Thomas), 2023 ENERGY STAR Canada Builder of the Year (mid-size category).
APPOINTED Jim Sammut, sales and logistics coordinator, Progressive Industrial Fluids Ltd.
ANNOUNCED By investment fund VERGE Capital, launch of its Breakthrough Fund II with a $1.75 million initial investment (from St. Joseph’s Health Care London and Canadian Alternative Investment Foundation through Pillar Nonprofit Network).
APPOINTED To the Twenty Under 40 Foundation board of directors: Kirsten Krose (SWON Public Affairs); Ryan Seely, (Premiere Business Consulting); Cleveland Brownlee (The Better Bin Company London & TRY Recycling); and Mana Khami, (Borden, Ladner, Gervais Law).
ANNOUNCED By RHA Ventures Inc., seed investments in three early-stage companies: Farm Health Guardian, Local Line and VETSon.
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