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Jeff Hirsch

was elected vice-president of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Hirsch is also Manitoba's representative on the Council of the Federation, which is the national co-ordinating body of the 14 provincial and territorial law societies in Canada.


Economic Development Winnipeg's

president and CEO Marina R. James has been appointed to the board of directors of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada. James joins Robert Pratt, president of Coast Hotels and Resorts, David Whitaker, president and CEO of Tourism Toronto, Steve Sammut, executive vice-president and chief financial officer of Rocky Mountaineer, and Cathy Duke, CEO of Destination St. John's, in their newly elected positions.


Amy Rondeau

will be leading the Human Resource recruitment practice in The Headhunters Winnipeg office. Rondeau is a current member of the Human Resources Management Association of Manitoba. She currently heads up the Office Personnel Division at The Headhunters in Winnipeg, with a proven track record in the recruitment of executive, administrative and legal assistants for top Manitoba companies.


Drs. Joan Durrant, Samia Barakat and Joanne Keselman

have been named as recipients of the Women's Executive Network's 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, the awards celebrate and highlight the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors at a time when corporate Canada is under growing pressure to promote more female leaders into senior management and corporate director roles.


Jessa Mitchell

has returned to Winnipeg and joined Republic Architecture Inc. as office co-ordinator. A graduate of Red River College's business administration program, Mitchell manages the office's operations and procedures, including its accounting, infrastructure and human resource needs.




The partners of Tradition Law, Estates and Trusts

are pleased to announce Kevin Antonyshyn has joined their firm. Tradition Law LLP is a boutique law firm with a practice focused on planning, administration, taxation and litigation connected to wills, estates and trusts. Antonyshn will leverage his unique combination of training and experience to assist clients primarily with wills and trusts, taxation and corporate matters. In addition to being a lawyer, Antonyshyn holds B. Comm (Honours) and MBA degrees and is an independent practising Certified General Accountant.


Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods

welcomes Danny Scodeller as western Canadian regional sales manager. Scodeller will help expand western Canadian sales of Manitoba Harvest's Hemp Hearts raw shelled hemp seeds, hemp protein powders and hemp oil. Scodeller has spent most of his career with various Johnson & Johnson companies, including John & Johnson Baby, McNeil, and LifeScan. He brings more than 25 years of sales experience, with 12 years of field sales management.


The Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba

is proud to announce the appointment of two new Fellows: Randy Baldwin and George Wong. Fellowship is an honorary recognition for Certified Management Consultants who command exceptional respect and merit in the performance of their practice, have performed outstanding service to the profession of management consulting, and have made exceptional contributions to their community that bring credit to the profession. Both recipients are recognized leaders within their communities and internationally within their profession. Randy Baldwin, FCMC, is a principal in Kelwin Management Consulting, a firm of Certified Management Consultants focused on the food processing, bioenergy and agricultural products sectors. George Wong, FCMC, is president of GGW Global Business Advisory, which serves clients in North America, China and Southeast Asia, and focuses on the service and manufacturing sectors.


Tim Jones, president and CEO of Skills Connect Inc.

and ThirdQuarter, along with the board of directors and staff, is pleased to announce Dorothy Thach will assume the leadership role of the newly formed recruitment team within the company. Thach becomes the first recruitment services lead for ThirdQuarter, Canada's recruiter for people aged 45 and over, and will continue to be based out of the Winnipeg head office. In addition to joining the senior management group, she will be responsible for the effective delivery of the company's recruitment and candidate matching successes.


The Arthritis Society

has recently been accredited under Imagine Canada's Standards Program. Currently only 82 Canadian non-profit organizations have earned that distinction. The society met 73 standards regarding policy and operation in the areas of operation and policy: board governance; financial accountability and transparency, fundraising, staff management and volunteer involvement.


Bothwell Cheese Inc.

has reclaimed top spot in the marble cheddar category at the 86th annual British Empire Cheese Show, winning first place for the seventh time in the past eight years. The company also took first place in the American style category for the third time in five years with its Monterey Jack and second place in the hard cheese category with its newly created smoked parmesan.


Coffee News Winnipeg

partners Corinne Zacharias and Alastair Gillespie welcome Terrance L. Gray to the Coffee News sales team in Winnipeg. Gray brings a wealth of knowledge and sales experience and will be a huge asset as the company grows, not only in sales, but in distribution points and readership.


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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 9, 2013 B7

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