The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

OTTAWA, June 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service:

Leslie MacLean, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, becomes Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada, effective July 4, 2016.

Kevin Stringer, currently Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, effective July 4, 2016.

Philip Jennings, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, effective July 11, 2016.

Biographical notes attached.

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Leslie MacLean

Education

Master of Arts (English Literature), University of Toronto
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), University of Prince Edward Island

Professional Experience

Since November 2014
Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

2011 - 2014
Assistant Secretary, Social and Cultural Sector, Treasury Board Secretariat

2007 - 2011
Assistant Commissioner, Health Services, Correctional Service of Canada

2003 - 2007
Director General, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada

2000 - 2003
Director General, Strategy, Planning and Evaluation, Communication Canada

1998 - 2000
Executive Exchange Officer, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Government of Australia

1995 - 1998
Executive Director, Veterans Review and Appeal Board

Kevin Stringer

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Toronto
Masters of Arts (Political Studies), Queen's University
Masters of Arts (Public Administration), Queen's University

Professional Experience

Since October 2013
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2012 - 2013
Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Oceans Science, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2010 - 2012
Assistant Deputy Minister, Program Policy, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2008 - 2010
Director General, Petroleum Resources, Natural Resources Canada

2005 - 2008
Director General, Resource Management, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2004
Director General, Aboriginal Policy and Governance, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2001 - 2003
Executive Director, Aboriginal Programs, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Philip Jennings

Education

Master of Economics, Queen's University
Bachelor of Social Science, Economics (Honours), University of Ottawa

Professional Experience

Since March 2013
Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada

2010 - 2013
Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Industry Canada

2007 - 2010
Assistant Deputy Minister, Major Projects Management Office, Natural Resources Canada

2004 - 2007
Director General, Petroleum Resources Branch, Natural Resources Canada

2003 - 2004
Director, Frontier Lands Management, Natural Resources Canada

2000 - 2003
Senior Advisor, Economic and Regional Development Policy, Privy Council Office

1995 - 2000
Various positions, Human Resources Development Canada

 

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