GATINEAU, QC, May 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister
of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced that Hervé
Déry will be the interim Librarian and Archivist of Canada until an
appointment is made.
"I am pleased that Mr. Déry has agreed to act as Librarian and
Archivist," said Minister Moore. "His senior executive service at
Library and Archives Canada along with his leadership and extensive
experience in the public sector will serve the organization very well
in the interim."
Since March 2012, Mr. Déry has been the Assistant Deputy Minister and
Corporate Secretary, Policy and Collaboration Sector, at Library and
Archives Canada. Mr. Déry has also held several other senior positions
within the federal government since 1982. He holds both a bachelor's
and a master's degree in Economics from the University of Montreal.
Library and Archives Canada is an innovative knowledge institution responsible for acquiring and
preserving Canada's documentary heritage in all its forms and for
providing all Canadians with easy, one-stop access to the texts,
photographs, and other documents that reflect their cultural, social,
and political development.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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