Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. (TSX:CTC.A, CTC) has appointed Paul Wilson as the president of its subsidiary Mark's Work Wearhouse.
Mike Lambert, who has shared the co-presidency of Mark's Work Wearhouse with Wilson since 2003, is departing to advance his career with a non-retail organization in Alberta, the company said in a release.
Wilson joined Mark's in 1992.
Mark's Work Wearhouse is a clothing retailer operating 330 stores in Canada.
Magna Entertainment Corp. (TSX:MEC.A, Nasdaq:MECA) says its COO, Don Amos, has retired and Jim Bromby and Brant Latta have been appointed senior vice-presidents of operations.
MEC is one of North America's largest owners and operators of horse racetracks. Its head office is in Aurora.
The Ontario Northland Transportation Commission has named Paul Goulet as its new VP and general manager of Ontera, its telecommunications division.
Goulet joined Ontario Northland in 2004 as chief information officer of Ontera.
Ontera is a wholly owned subsidiary of the ONTC, an operational enterprise of the Province of Ontario established in 1902.
Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B) has named Jagoda Pike as publisher of the Toronto Star, succeeding Michael Goldbloom.
Pike has worked with Torstar Corp. for 20 years, most recently as executive VP of newspapers for Torstar.
Fred Kuntz has been named editor-in-chief of the Toronto Star, succeeding Giles Gherson. Kuntz started his career at The Star and was most recently group publisher of Grand River Valley Newspapers.
Torstar Corp. is a broadly based media company.
Glenn Garnett has been named to the new position of executive editor-in-chief for Sun Media's English urban newspapers.
Garnett has 28 years in the news business. In 1998, he became corporate liaison of Sun Media Corp., adding responsibilities as the chain's political editor in 2001.
Sun Media Corp., a division of Quebecor Media Inc., is Canada's second-largest newspaper publishing company.
MagIndustries Corp. (TSXV:MAA) says the position of vice-president of MagForestry was recently filled with the appointment of Daniel Orlando, who now works from Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo.
Orlando will be responsible for the management of Eucalyptus Fibre Congo, a wholly owned subsidiary of MagForestry.
Mike Edwards was recently appointed VP of projects for MagIndustries. Edwards works in the company's Johannesburg office and has extensive experience in resource and industrial project development in Africa.
MagIndustries' resource subsidiaries are developing industrial projects in Africa. The company's head office is in Toronto.
Jim Houston has been appointed senior VP of Davis-Rea Ltd.
He brings 28 years of experience in the investment industry, most recently as director of equity sales in Canada for an international financial services firm.
Davis-Rea is a private investment counselling firm with head office is in Toronto.
Patricia Mining Corp. (TSXV:PAT) has promoted Christopher Chadder to president. Chadder has been the CFO for the past two years.
Patricia Mining's head office is in Toronto.
Carlos Mirabal has been appointed president and CEO of Orvana Minerals Corp. (TSX:ORV).
Mirabal has more than 35 years' experience in the mining industry, most recently as VP of operations of Sinchi Wayra S.A.
Orvana is a Canadian gold mining and exploration company based in Toronto.
Orezone Resources Inc. (TSX:OZN) has named Niel Marotta as VP of corporate development and Bryan Tokarsky as manager of corporate finance.
Marotta previously spent five years at Fidelity Investments in Boston. Tokarsky, a CA, comes from Corel Corp.
Orezone is an explorer and emerging gold producer focused on Burkina Faso. Its head office is in Ottawa.
Entertainment One Income Fund (TSX: EOF.UN), a distributor of home entertainment products, has appointed Pete Pigott as CFO of the fund and its affiliates.
Pigott, a chartered accountant, was more recently COO and corporate secretary of West 49 Inc.
Entertainment One is a wholesale distributor of DVDs, CDs, video games and accessories to Canadian retailers. Its head office is in Brampton.
GlobeStar Mining Corp. (TSXV:GMI) has hired David Massola as its new VP of finance and CFO.
The company says Massola brings extensive experience in mine development and corporate responsibility.
GlobeStar also recently named Jean Pierre Chauvin as COO and president, and Eric Olsen as VP of projects.
GlobeStar is a minerals exploration company. Its head office is in Toronto.
Castillian Resources Corp. (TSXV:CT) has appointed Gordon Siddeley to the post of VP of exploration.
Siddeley has more than 30 years' experience with the Geological Survey of Canada and multinational mining companies.
Castillian is a Canadian mineral exploration company with projects in Tanzania and Bolivia. Its head office is in Toronto.
Med-Eng Systems Inc. has appointed Danny Osadca as its new president and chief executive. Med-Eng, a privately held company, produces protective equipment for explosive ordnance disposal, among other areas. Its head office is in Ottawa.
Pacific Stratus Energy Ltd. (TSXV:PSE) says that executive VP Robert Doyle will act as CFO, replacing Mario Miranda who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
Pacific Stratus is an oil and gas company with interests in Colombia. Its head office is in Toronto.