Paulo Natividad, Cheryl McKenzie-Cross and Arnold Kwong are among the local businesspeople accepting new positions.
Paulo Natividad has joined Colonnade Management as a property manager. Mr. Natividad was previously the property manager for Allied Properties REIT.
Cheryl McKenzie-Cross has joined PureLogic IT Solutions as a senior account executive. Ms. McKenzie-Cross was previously a senior account executive with Zycom Technology.
Arnold Kwong has been appointed interim CEO of Storm Internet Services. Mr. Kwong comes to Storm from 20 years with MB Foster Associates Ltd. in Chesterville.
Jennifer McKay has joined Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP as a partner and trademark agent. Ms. McKay joins the firm from Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP.
Jane Thomson, Michael Beaulne and Frances Shapiro Munn have joined Nelligan O’Brien Payne as associate lawyers.
Don Baxter has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Focus Graphite Inc. Mr. Baxter was previously president of Northern Graphite Corp.
Mitel has appointed Michael McCarthy as vice-president of investor relations. The company has also named Steve Kelly as the new global sales team dedicated to Mitel’s cloud offerings.
Best Lawyers International recently released its list of Lawyers of the Year. One professional is named in a given practice area in each municipality. The following Ottawa lawyers were named to the list:
Heather L. Acton of Rasmussen Starr Ruddy LLP (construction law)
David W. Aitken of Aitken Klee LLP (intellectual property law)
Norman Boxall of Bayne Sellar Boxall (criminal defence)
Nancy Brooks of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (administrative and public law)
Gordon Cameron of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (public procurement law)
J. Bruce Carr-Harris of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (legal malpractice law)
Bryan A. Carroll of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (personal injury litigation)
J. Stephen Cavanagh of Cavanagh LLP (insurance law)
Paul D. Conlin of Conlin Bedard LLP (international trade and finance law)
Brian A. Crane of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (aboriginal law)
Pamela L. Cross of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (trusts and estates)
Thomas A. Houston of Dentons (corporate law)
Gregory Kane of Dentons (communications law)
Barry Leon of Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP (international arbitration)
Allan R. O’Brien of Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP (corporate and commercial litigation)
Janice B. Payne of Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP (labour and employment law)
Philip M. Rimer of Dentons (banking and finance law)
Margaret A. Ross of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (medical negligence)
Gordon E. Sheiner of MacKinnon & Phillips (family law)
William L. Vanveen of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (class-action litigation)
J. Peter Vice of Vice Hunter Labrosse LLP (real estate law)
Elizabeth Walker of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (securities law)
Deborah L. Weinstein of LaBarge Weinstein (mergers and acquisitions law)
Eric R. Williams of Williams McEnery (appellate law)
Craig Wright of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (technology law)