OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Tactix Government Relations and Public
Affairs Inc. today announced the appointment of the Honourable W. David
Angus as Chairman.
Mr. Angus brings an extensive background in public policy, corporate
governance and strategic leadership to Tactix. As Chairman he will
deepen relationships with clients across Canada and abroad, providing
advice on matters of public policy.
"The addition of W. David Angus significantly enhances Tactix'
capability to deliver reasoned judgment and creative solutions to our
clients," said Howard Mains, Co-President of Tactix. "His leadership
across several areas of public policy, including transportation,
finance, trade, energy and natural resources, will serve our clients
"Our team of professionals brings unmatched expertise and judgment to
the table," said Alan Young, Co-President. "David's wealth of
experience and sage judgment add tremendously to an already strong
bench and will be of immeasurable value to our clients."
The Honourable W. David Angus was appointed to the Senate of Canada by
the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney in 1993 and retired from the Senate
in 2012. He served as Chairman of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce as well as Chairman of the Standing Senate
Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources. Under
Senator Angus' leadership, the Energy, Environment and Natural
Resources Committee released in July 2012 a major public policy report
on energy entitled, "Now or Never: Canada Must Act Urgently to Seize
its Place in the New Energy World Order."
Mr. Angus has served on the boards of a number of Canadian public and
private corporations, including Air Canada and Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc.,
and has served as Chairman of the Board of the McGill University Health
Centre and of the Montreal General Hospital. He has a special interest
in mental health issues and has provided major funding for mental
health research and patient care facilities at the Montreal General
Hospital. He is a Director of Brain Canada which, among other things,
funds research aimed at unlocking the mysteries of the brain.
Mr. Angus is a graduate of Princeton University cum laude and of McGill University's Faculty of Law, First Class Honours. During
his five-decade legal career with Stikeman Elliott LLP, Mr. Angus
specialized in maritime, insurance and commercial law.
Tactix is a strategic advisor to leading Canadian and Fortune 500
companies. Since 1996, Tactix' highly skilled professionals have
created innovative solutions to complex government relations threats
and opportunities, helping clients achieve their business objectives
and deliver results for shareholders.
SOURCE: Tactix Government Relations and Public Affairs Inc.
For further information:
Alan Young, Co-President (English media)
Richard Morgan, Vice President (French media)
TACTIX Government Relations and Public Affairs Inc.
613 566 7053