Jim Roche Appointed to NRC-IRAP Board of Advisors

CEO of Stratford Managers Corporation brings decades of experience to IRAP Advisory Board

OTTAWA, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Jim Roche, CEO, of Stratford Managers Corporation has been appointed as a member of the advisory board for NRC's Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP).

"Jim brings to NRC-IRAP's Advisory Board his extensive experience with technology-based companies,'' said Bogdan Ciobanu, Vice President NRC-IRAP.  "Our Advisory Board is a critical factor in ensuring NRC-IRAP's strategy maximizes its impact on the Canadian economy."

Mr. Roche, a Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award recipient, is a serial entrepreneur with over 27 years of technology industry experience.  He started his career in 1986 as a founding member of Newbridge Networks and went on to co-found Tundra Semiconductor Corporation in 1995, leading the company to a successful IPO and achieving market valuation of over $1.5B.  Since 1992, he has served on over 25 private-sector and not-for-profit boards and committees.

"It is an honour to be invited to advise what is one of the world's best programs of its kind, " said Jim Roche, CEO of Stratford Managers.  "NRC-IRAP is a vital component of NRC's innovation strategy and a cornerstone of Canada's innovation system and I am eager to participate in its future."

About Stratford Managers Corporation

Stratford Managers Corporation is a multi-disciplined management consulting firm comprised of seasoned business executives with decades of experience across a wide range of markets and functional disciplines.  Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, the company takes a hands-on approach to assignments that go well beyond just research and recommendations.  Stratford experts work side-by-side with clients to tackle the toughest business challenges, becoming trusted partners in client success.

SOURCE: Stratford Managers

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