OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), today announced the appointment of Ms. Connie Graham to the board of directors of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited for a term of three years.
"I am pleased Ms. Graham has agreed to serve on the board of the Federal Bridge Corporation," said Minister Fletcher. "Her broad experience and skills in board governance and organizational leadership will be of great value to the Corporation."
Ms. Graham is a Senior Business Development Associate for Enterprise Canada Inc. and a director of the board of London Hydro Ltd. Previously, she spent 12 years in the position of vice-president of South Winds Development, London, Ontario, from 1995-2007. Ms. Graham has also worked in the U.S. and began her career in marketing with IBM and then with General Electric Medical Systems.
Ms. Graham holds a bachelor in biochemistry from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and is currently enrolled with the education program at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto. Over the course of her 30 year career, Ms. Graham has brought marketing expertise and strategic planning skills to numerous boards. These have included voluntary boards, such as Habitat for Humanity, London, for which she was chairperson from 2007-2011.
As a Crown corporation, the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) and its subsidiaries—Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, Seaway International Bridge Corporation Ltd., and St. Mary's River Bridge Company—together own, manage and operate several significant bridges in Ontario and Quebec. Each year, over 148 million vehicles and more than $67 billion worth of merchandise use FBCL structures, making them among the busiest in North America. These structures play a vital role in connecting Canada's transportation and economic network with the world.
SOURCE: Transport Canada
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