ACD Systems International Inc. has made two managerial appointments.
James Latham becomes vice-president of marketing, while Nasir Sheikh becomes vice-president of sales and business development. Both had previously worked as consultants to ACD Systems.
Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems (TSX:ASA) develops and markets digital imaging software.
Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. has announced the appointment of Brent Lokash as president.
Lokash replaces long-time chief executive officer Douglas Mason, who will continue to play an active role with Clearly Canadian, the company says.
The Vancouver-based company (OCTBB:CCBEF), which makes sparkling flavoured water and oxygen-enhanced water beverages, was delisted from the TSX earlier this year after it failed to meet the exchange's trading requirements.
Margaret Penfold has joined Art In Motion Limited Partnership as senior vice-president of sales and marketing. The company says her career has included strategic senior sales and management positions.
AIM LP is a global publisher, framer and licensor of images and fine-art reproductions. Its headquarters are in Coquitlam.
Nancy Coulson, senior vice-president of product development for Migenix Inc., is resigning effective Oct. 16 to join a U.S. global pharmaceutical company.
Jim DeMesa, president and CEO of Migenix, will lead the product development group until a permanent replacement is found.
Migenix (TSX:MGI; OTC:MGIFF) is a clinical-stage developer of drugs for infectious and degenerative diseases. It is headquartered in Vancouver with U.S. operations in San Diego.
Placer Dome Inc. will have a new executive VP and CFO as of Nov. 1.
Lindsay Hall succeeds Rex McLennan, who departed in August 2005 to pursue other interests. Hall is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in the energy industry, most recently with Duke Energy Corp.
Vancouver-based Placer Dome (TSX:PDG, NYSE:PDG, ASX:PDG) employs 13,000 people at 16 mining operations in seven countries.
Consolidated Ecoprogress Technology Inc. (TSXV:CES) has made two recent appointments.
Simon Dorey has taken on the position of CFO, replacing acting CFO Marcy Kiesman. The company says Dorey has more than 25 years of experience as a senior financial executive and consultant with both established and startup companies.
Blake Desaulniers is the new VP of communications. He has held corporate communications positions in a number of organizations from venture class through NYSE-listed entities.
Vancouver-based Ecoprogress develops environmentally friendly plastic-replacement products.
Augusta Resource Corp. has a new VP for projects and environment.
James Sturgess comes with more than 25 years of industry experience. He was formerly a senior associate with Stantec Consulting in the environmental management group.
Augusta (TSXV:ARS) is a mineral exploration and development company with copper and other base metal assets in the U.S. southwest. Its corporate head office is in Vancouver.
Norsat International Inc. (TSX:NII; OTCBB:NSATF) has hired George Dorin as its CFO.
Dorin most recently served as CFO and corporate secretary of GPS Industries, Inc.
Burnaby-based Norsat designs, engineers and markets satellite products for high-speed data transmission.
Paul Hastings has stepped down as CEO of beleaguered drug developer QLT Inc.
The Vancouver-based company said that Robert Butchofsky, QLT's senior vice-president of marketing and sales, has been named acting CEO.
Shares in the company have been under pressure recently following disappointing results for its key drug and the failure of an acquisition to show tangible benefits.
Kidd Bros International has appointed Jackson Shillito to the position of export business manager.
Shillito brings more than 30 years of experience in the food business to the position, including his role as president of Shillito's Grocery Brokers and Importers, Ltd.
Based in Burnaby, Kidd Bros. is a long-established processor of honey from alfalfa clover.
Esperanza Silver Corp. (TSXV:EPZ) has appointed Steven Zuker to senior VP of the company.
For the past seven years, he was VP of exploration for Gallant Minerals (formerly Harrods Minerals), a private company.
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