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Barbara Axworthy

has become director of alumni relations at the University of Manitoba. Axworthy brings to her new role many years of experience in strategic planning, communications, relationship-management, marketing and leadership. She has been director of corporate communications for Qualico Homes and spent over a decade with Investors Group, rising to the position of vice-president, corporate communications and brand management. She is a member of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's board of directors. In her new role with the University of Manitoba, she will work with the associate vice-president of external relations in close collaboration with the alumni association to establish deep, meaningful and productive relationships with U of M alumni in Manitoba and around the world.


Angela Preteau,

of Frostiak & Leslie Chartered Accountants, has authored her first book, Canadians & the IRS, published by Knowledge Bureau, a Winnipeg-based national educational institute and financial publisher. She is also the author of the cross-border taxation certificate course available through Knowledge Bureau.



Kids & Company

is honoured to be named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. Kids & Company works directly with family-oriented corporations to develop progressive child-care options that help address employees' work-life balance and productivity. Co-founded by Victoria Sopik and Jennifer Nashmi in 2002, Kids & Company is committed to continuing its expansion of high-quality and consistent child-care services in every region across Canada.


The Manitoba Magazine Publishers' Association

is pleased to announce the appointment of their executive director, Linda Hazelwood. Hazelwoods's degree in marketing management and sales administration and 10 years of executive-level business management prior to her career in magazine publishing give her the skills to support the association and its members.



has appointed Connell A. Kennedy to the position of account director. Kennedy will serve clients in British Columbia, including the Canadian Tourism Commission and Granville Island, as well as support Immedia's numerous national and international PR clients. He will also join the team at Media Kitty, Immedia's digital network that brings together 10,000 journalists and public relations professionals across the world.




is pleased to announce its 2014-15 board of directors: Amelia Sheocharan, president; Angie Boehm, chairwoman, licensing committee; Dr. Rayleen DeLuca, O.M., past president and chairwoman, nominating committee; Dr. Ganpat Lodha, chairman, membership committee; Zaleena Salaam, chairwoman, finance and audit committee; Margaret Strachan, chairwoman, youth committee; Dr. Paramjit Tappia, chairman, scholarship committee; Jordan Wall, chairman, review committee. Directors: Tracy Balagus, Yvonne Hawryliuk, Tamara Medina and Marko Vujadin.

Got a promotion or new contract? Contact Linda Mertin at 1355 Mountain Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R2X 3B6; email

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 7, 2014 B8

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