OTTAWA, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the
appointment of Ms. Sharon R. Duggan to the board of Marine Atlantic
Inc. for a three-year term.
"I am pleased that Ms. Duggan has agreed to serve on the board of Marine
Atlantic," said Minister Lebel. "Her wealth of experience in human
resources and labour relations, and her skills in financial and change
management, will greatly benefit the corporation."
Ms. Duggan is a retired executive, having worked in telecommunications
at Bell Aliant, one of North America's largest communications
providers, in Newfoundland. She most recently served as vice-president
of customer service transformation and development at Bell Aliant in
St. John's from 2005 to 2008. Previously, Ms. Duggan was vice-president
of human resources at Aliant and director of human resources at Newtel
Ms. Duggan also serves her community as the lead for human resources
initiatives for the board of United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador.
She was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award from Rotary International
in 2007. Ms. Duggan holds a master of business administration from
Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Marine Atlantic Inc. is a federal Crown corporation that reports to
Parliament through the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and
Communities. The corporation provides a constitutionally mandated
passenger and commercial marine transportation service between the
Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia. Its mission is
to provide a safe, environmentally responsible and quality ferry
service in a reliable and cost-effective manner.
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities,
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