Appointment to Halifax Port Authority



    OTTAWA, Oct. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister
of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment
of Mr. David L. Henderson to the board of directors of the Halifax Port
Authority for a term of three years.
    "I am delighted that Mr. Henderson has agreed to serve on the board of
the Halifax Port Authority," said Minister Cannon. "His extensive experience
in business sales and service will be a real asset to the Authority."
    Mr. Henderson is a highly successful sales professional with over
36 years experience. He has held positions of responsibility as sales
representative and accounts manager for the Atlantic region for two leading
international manufacturing companies. He applies his organizational and
motivational skills to community and industry organizations as well.

    The Port of Halifax handles approximately 2,000 ships each year and
welcomes cruise ships and passengers from all over the world. The Halifax Port
Authority is mandated to develop, market and manage Port of Halifax assets in
order to foster and promote trade and transportation and serve as a catalyst
for the local, regional and national economies.




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