Tiberon Minerals Ltd. (TBR-TSX) has appointed Mario Caron as president and CEO.
Caron will be responsible for advancing the Nui Phao deposit into production. Caron’s extensive career in the mining industry includes senior executive positions, as well as consulting and financial advisory roles.
Tiberon is a Canadian company engaged in developing precious and base metal deposits in Vietnam.
Helene Leggatt has been promoted to president of Palmer Jarvis DDB in Edmonton.
Leggatt, who has more than 20 years of industry experience, was previously senior vice- president, managing director. Prior to 1988, Leggatt ran her own agency before merging with Palmer Jarvis, which became Palmer Jarvis DDB in 1998.
She succeeds John Leggatt, who retired earlier this year. The firm provides communications services to Alberta companies.
Scott Young is the new business manager of Edmonton-based Optrics Engineering.
He joins the network design, security and monitoring firm from the University of Alberta School of Business, where he served as assistant director.
Founded in 1997, Optrics Engineering provides network consulting and application solutions to clients across Canada, North America, Asia and Europe.
Sandy Carpenter and Peter Feldberg have joined the Canadian national law firm of Fasken Martineau as partners in its new Calgary office.
Carpenter’s practice includes environmental law and regulatory and aboriginal law in the oil and gas, electricity and mining sectors throughout Western and Northern Canada.
Feldberg has experience in matters of electricity trade and restructuring, regulatory issues, aboriginal law, transportation law, property tax, expropriation and lease rental arbitration.
Fasken Martineau opened its Calgary office on May 1.
Don Gleason is the new chief financial officer of Chartwell Technology Inc.
Gleason has 17 years’ experience in the information technology sector, most recently at EFA Software – where he led the company’s buyout by Basis 100.
Calgary-based Chartwell Technology (CWH-TSXV) specializes in the development of gaming applications and entertainment content for the Internet.
Montreal-based rail company Canadian National Railway is restructuring its operations in Canada and the U.S., leading to a new executive appointment in Alberta.
Prairie region vice-president Keith Creel becomes senior vice-president Western Canada region. The new western region, to be based in Edmonton, will combine CN’s Prairie and Pacific Divisions.
Ian Reid, president and chief operating officer of Finning (Canada), has been appointed chair of the NAIT board of governors.
Reid, who currently sits on the board as a public member, replaces Brian Butlin, who has resigned his position as chair. His appointment was announced last week by Learning Minster Lyle Oberg.
Operating in Edmonton since 1962, NAIT confers diplomas, certificates and applied degrees in over 190 programs including 32 apprenticeship programs.
Calgary-based Petro-Reef Resources Ltd. (PER-TSXV) has made a series of senior changes at the top.
Joseph Werner becomes president and chief executive officer, while Theodore Donhuysen assumes the role of vice-president of exploration and production as well as chief operating officer. Robert Maertens-Poole has been appointed treasurer and chief financial officer. All three were previously directors of the company.
Jeff Marshall has been appointed a senior associate of MacKenzie Gray Management Inc.
Mackenzie Gray is a Calgary-based executive search firm that specializes in executive, senior manager and senior professional assignments.
Marshall was most recently a divisional president of Corporate Express, and prior to that was the company’s regional vice-president and director of human resources in Western Canada.
The Edmonton-based Canadian Public Relations Society has unveiled its new slate of executive officers. Elected to the 2003-2004 board of Edmonton Member Society are:
- President: Tamara Magnan, regional communications manager, Health Canada;
- President-Elect: Sharmin Hislop, communications officer, Alberta Blue Cross;
- Treasurer: Janice Halliwell, senior public relations officer, A.F.C.A;
- Secretary: Mike Lupien, web communications manager, Alberta Environment;
- Membership: Colleen Wilson, principal, Brennan Communications Ltd;
- PD/Programming: Heidi Harris, communication director, Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association;
- Communications: Shelley Svidal, government program area, Alberta Teachers Association;
- Accreditation: Philip Mulder, APR, communications manager, A.P.E.G.G.A.
Calgary-based Heritage Oil Corporation has announced the departure of Michael Wood as president, chief executive officer and chief financial officer.
Company officials cited a difference in creative reflections in his decision to move on.
Heritage (HOC.A-TSX) is an international oil and gas corporation, whose principal properties are situated in the Republic of Congo, Oman and Uganda.
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