HALIFAX, Oct. 24, 2014 Greater Halifax Partnership's Board of Directors announced that Paul Kent, President and CEO, has requested a medical leave of absence and will be stepping down from the President and CEO position on December 31st, 2014.
It is with regret that the Board of The Greater Halifax Partnership has accepted the request for medical leave from Paul Kent.
An announcement respecting interim leadership will be made as soon as possible.
The Board is commencing a search process for a new President and CEO. The search committee will be chaired by Board Member Catherine Woodman and will focus on ensuring that the Partnership builds on Paul's leadership legacy and continues its critical progress in bringing stakeholders together to drive economic prosperity in Halifax.
About Greater Halifax Partnership
The Greater Halifax Partnership is the lead economic development organization for Halifax. The Partnership works to keep and grow business, attract new investment, strengthen the community and help people succeed. More than 120 businesses and all three levels of government invest in the Partnership to support economic growth in Halifax. www.greaterhalifax.com
SOURCE: GREATER HALIFAX PARTNERSHIP
For further information: Robin McAdam, Chair of the Board of Directors, Greater Halifax Partnership, Ph: 902-428-6604, Email: [email protected]