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This article was published 8/3/2009 (3085 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
has joined the Winnipeg main branch of the Business Development Bank of Canada as senior manager, business development. Ralph has 18 years of experience with Scotiabank, and for the last 13 years has been with Gemini Fashions, where he was general sales manager for North America.
has been named Communicator of the Year by the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society for her work directing a national campaign to raise money and grain donations for distribution to developing countries. Plett is director of resources and communications with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (Manitoba Chapter)
congratulates those who recently achieved MGDC status, granted to practicing designers with at least seven years of combined graphic design education and professional practice and whose work and professional integrity are of acceptable standards. With more than a decade of experience, David Bamburak originally focused on high-end web design. He has since expanded to designing peripherals and marketing pieces, as well as print, web, viral marketing, illustration and sculpture. Chris Friesen has been working in design and advertising for eight years, and serves as senior designer and art director for The Dufresne Group, where he oversees multiple brands in print, web and television. Dean Van De Walle focuses both on online and print-based projects, and is assistant creative director at Martron Inc., a design studio and application development firm with offices in Manitoba and Ontario.
is the recipient of the Canadian Mathematical Society's 2008 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. The University of Winnipeg visiting scholar has helped guide and nurture the CMS's International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) program, the world championship of high school mathematics competitions. The CMS sponsors a team of students to travel abroad to the IMO representing Canada to compete with teams from around the world. Sands chaired the Society's IMO committee from 1998 to 2008. During this time, he trained virtually all of Canada's 'Mathletes.'
Canadian Wheat Board
is the winner of the The Project Management Institute of Manitoba's 2009 Project of the Year. The CWB partnered with Online Business Systems to create the Farmer Procurement and Payment Services project, which will provide account management services to more than 60,000 farmers in Western Canada. The runner-up was the Manitoba Client Registry Implementation Project by Manitoba eHealth.
Exchange District BIZ
has hired Mal Anderson, former CEO of Rice Financial, as its executive director. The new BIZ management board: Gord Holmes of Lincoln Learning Systems is chair; Trudy Schroeder of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is past-chair (ex-officio); Merribeth Devine of TD Waterhouse is vice-chair; Dan Edwards of Creswin Properties is treasurer; Avis Gray of the Canadian Wheat Board is secretary. Directors are city councillor Mike Pagtakhan; Candace Rudy of Web Wizards; Andrew Brimble of LM Architectural Group; Doyle Buehler of Imbibo Inc.; Marina Clay of MMP Architects and Ryan Mayberry of Mayberry Fine Art.
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