Tactix Welcomes Hon. W. David Angus as New Chairman

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Tactix Government Relations and Public Affairs Inc. today announced the appointment of the Honourable W. David Angus as Chairman.

Mr. Angus brings an extensive background in public policy, corporate governance and strategic leadership to Tactix. As Chairman he will deepen relationships with clients across Canada and abroad, providing advice on matters of public policy.

"The addition of W. David Angus significantly enhances Tactix' capability to deliver reasoned judgment and creative solutions to our clients," said Howard Mains, Co-President of Tactix. "His leadership across several areas of public policy, including transportation, finance, trade, energy and natural resources, will serve our clients well."

"Our team of professionals brings unmatched expertise and judgment to the table," said Alan Young, Co-President. "David's wealth of experience and sage judgment add tremendously to an already strong bench and will be of immeasurable value to our clients."

The Honourable W. David Angus was appointed to the Senate of Canada by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney in 1993 and retired from the Senate in 2012. He served as Chairman of the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce as well as Chairman of the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources. Under Senator Angus' leadership, the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee released in July 2012 a major public policy report on energy entitled, "Now or Never: Canada Must Act Urgently to Seize its Place in the New Energy World Order."

Mr. Angus has served on the boards of a number of Canadian public and private corporations, including Air Canada and Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc., and has served as Chairman of the Board of the McGill University Health Centre and of the Montreal General Hospital. He has a special interest in mental health issues and has provided major funding for mental health research and patient care facilities at the Montreal General Hospital. He is a Director of Brain Canada which, among other things, funds research aimed at unlocking the mysteries of the brain.

Mr. Angus is a graduate of Princeton University cum laude and of McGill University's Faculty of Law, First Class Honours. During his five-decade legal career with Stikeman Elliott LLP, Mr. Angus specialized in maritime, insurance and commercial law.

About Tactix

Tactix is a strategic advisor to leading Canadian and Fortune 500 companies. Since 1996, Tactix' highly skilled professionals have created innovative solutions to complex government relations threats and opportunities, helping clients achieve their business objectives and deliver results for shareholders.

SOURCE: Tactix Government Relations and Public Affairs Inc.

For further information:

Alan Young, Co-President (English media)
ayoung@tactix.ca

Richard Morgan, Vice President (French media)
rmorgan@tactix.ca

TACTIX Government Relations and Public Affairs Inc.
613 566 7053

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