OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Today the Government of Canada appointed
Tom Jenkins as a Special Advisor to the Minister of Public Works and
Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, the Honourable
"I have agreed to assume this role and am pleased to support the
Minister in the capacity of Special Advisor in her work to help improve
the ability to leverage military procurement in support of Canadian
jobs and industry, including innovation and technology development,"
said Mr. Jenkins.
"To assist me in this role, I have asked four distinguished Canadians to
contribute as expert advisors in this important work - their
significant experience related to business, industry and government
will be valuable input to me, and I look forward to working with them,"
These individuals are: Major General (Retired) David Fraser; Peter
Nicholson, former President and CEO, Canadian Council of Academies; Ray
Castelli, CEO, Weatherhaven; and Christyn Cianfarani, Director,
Government Programs, Research and Development, and Intellectual
Property, CAE Inc. Full bios are available at: http://files.newswire.ca/1131/BiosPanelMembers.pdf
Efforts of Mr. Jenkins and his advisors will be focused on engaging a
range of stakeholders involved in Canada's defence-related industries
to develop criteria, and a supporting process to inform the selection
of key industrial capabilities.
PDF available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/media/2012/09/27/20120927_C2411_DOC_EN_18598.pdf
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