FYI: Acadia University Names Dr. Peter J. Ricketts 16th President and Vice-Chancellor

Mark Surrette, Co-Founder of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted Acadia University with the appointment of Dr. Peter J. Ricketts as the University's next president and vice-chancellor.

Below is the University’s announcement issued April 3, 2017:

Highly regarded environmental science scholar brings coast to coast academic experience to Acadia

FYI: Freda Stolz Named Vice President, HR, HGS Canada

Kevin Stoddart, Managing Partner with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted HGS Canada with the recruitment of Freda Stolz as the Vice President, Human Resources.

An accomplished HR leader, she excels in forging collaborative relationships to enhance operational effectiveness and in developing strategies to promote engaged and high performing teams.

FYI: Dr. Malcolm Butler Named Vice-President, Academic and Research, Saint Mary’s University

Anna Stuart, Managing Partner, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted Saint Mary’s University with the appointment of Dr. Malcolm Butler as Vice-President, Academic and Research, effective July 1, 2017.

The following is drawn from a release issued by the University on February 1, 2017.

FYI: Denise Perret named Deputy Minister of the Department of Health and Wellness, Government of Nova Scotia

Anna Stuart, Managing Partner with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted the Department of Health and Wellness for the Government of Nova Scotia with the appointment of Denise Perret as the Deputy Minister for the Department.

Previously, Ms. Perret was assistant deputy minister with Alberta Health, were she led the development of the strategic vision for health care in Alberta. She has extensive experience in health organization governance and has managed research and innovation initiatives for Alberta Health.

FYI: Wilfrid Laurier University names Deborah MacLatchy, President and Vice-Chancellor

Anna Stuart, Managing Partner with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted Wilfrid Laurier University with the appointment of Deborah MacLatchy, a distinguished scientist and academic leader, as the next president and vice-chancellor.

Below is the University’s announcement issued January 11, 2017:

FYI: Atlantic Lottery appoints Jamie Davison, Vice President, Digital Gaming & Innovation

Jeff Forbes, President of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted Atlantic Lottery with the appointment of Jamie Davison as its new Vice President, Digital Gaming & Innovation.

“Jamie’s executive leadership, marketing experience in building strategies for digital and e-Commerce platforms for a multitude of major brands, as well as his entrepreneurial passion and proven experience will add great value to Atlantic Lottery,” says Jim Porter, Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Lottery.

FYI: University of Ontario appoints Akira Tokuhiro, Dean of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Knightsbridge Roberson Surrette and Stephanie Sykes, Partner, are pleased to have assisted the University of Ontario Institute of Technology with the appointment of Dr. Akira Tokuhiro as Dean of the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, effective March, 2017.

Dr. Tokuhiro is a noted international expert in all aspects of nuclear reactor engineering, design and safety. He served on the American Nuclear Society's President's Committee on the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan, and was technical co-author of a book on the accident.

FYI: Horizon Health Network appoints Karen McGrath as CEO

Anna Stuart, Managing Partner, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted in the appointment of Karen McGrath as Horizon Health Network’s next chief executive officer.

Karen McGrath, an experienced health-care executive, was chosen through an open and transparent national search process. She will assume the position in January when current CEO John McGarry retires.

FYI: Atlantic Lottery appoints Martha Stevens as Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Jeff Forbes, President of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, is pleased to have assisted Atlantic Lottery with the appointment of Martha Stevens as its new Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

“Martha’s executive leadership, change management and a proven track record for delivering results will be a welcome addition to our team,” says Jim Porter, Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Lottery.

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