PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has added three new employees to its Ottawa office. Jane Billings joins as vice-president and procurement group leader, Jack Hughes has been promoted to lead of the public affairs unit and Kelly Cooper joins as an account director in its public affairs team.
PwC has appointed Carol Devenny as managing partner of its Ottawa office. Ms. Devenny has more than 30 years' experience advising clients in the public and private sectors.
Matt Hills has been hired as development centre director for the Acquity Group's new office in Ottawa. Mr. Hills has nearly 20 years' experience in digital consulting and project management.
LaBarge Weinstein LLP has appointed Estelle Duez and Michael Morgan as partners. Prior to starting at LaBarge Weinstein, Ms. Duez worked in the tax department at a major Toronto law firm. Mr. Morgan was previously the general counsel of an Ottawa-based security software company and a member of the legal team at a large telecommunications organization.
Energate Inc. has appointed Thomas Martin as its new chief financial officer.
Tindr Solutions Inc. has appointed Shan Gu as vice-president of integrations. Mr. Gu joins Tindr from Accenture, where he held the role of technology architecture executive within that firm's consulting practice.
Five new associates have joined Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Katherine Levitt, Ryan Steeves, Christopher Hart and Yingdi Wu were all previously articling students at BLG, while Natalia Rodriguez was previously a clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Northforge Innovations’s chief operating officer, Brenda Pastorek, has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contribution to society and business in Canada.
Several local companies were recently recognized by the Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada at its National Awards, held last month at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The Minto Group was honoured with an Outstanding Building of the Year award in the 250,000-499,999 square foot category. Telus House, which is owned by Slater 2011 Equities Inc. and managed by Morguard Investments Ltd. was named the Outstanding Building of the Year in the 100,000-249,999 square foot category. The Crown-owned East Memorial Building and LaSalle Academy were named government building of the year and historical building of the year, respectively. Both properties are managed by SNC-Lavalin O&M Inc. Separately, Pinnacle Awards were given to Bee-Clean Building Maintenance and Turnbull Design Consultants Ltd.
The Minto Group was named Ontario Home Builder of the Year Award by the Ontario Home Builders' Association, as well as being given an award for the most outstanding high- or mid-rise condo suite of up to 800 square feet for its “Bamboo Suite” in its 88 Sheppard Ave. E. building in Toronto.
N-able Technologies announced its N-central 9.0 platform has been recognized by Redmond Media Group's Redmond magazine as one of the IT industry's top-performing solutions, earning the title of Most Valuable Product.