FYI: Dr. David MaGee named UNB Vice-President Research

KBRS is pleased to have assisted University of New Brunswick (UNB) with the appointment of Dr. David MaGee as the organization’s new Vice-President, Research

The following is an excerpt from UNB's release:

UNB is pleased to announce that the search committee for vice-president research has recommended Dr. David MaGee for the position. His recommendation was approved by the Board of Governors on Feb. 22.

Dr. MaGee has served as acting vice-president research since July 1, 2017, while a search committee sought a permanent appointment.

FYI: Dr. Steven Murphy named UOIT’s new President and Vice-Chancellor

KBRS is pleased to have assisted Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) with the appointment of Dr. Steven Murphy as the organization’s new  President and Vice Chancellor Elect.

The following is an excerpt from UOIT's release:

The Board of Governors of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology has named business dean and management scholar, Steven Murphy, PhD, as the university’s new President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Murphy will start his new position on March 1, 2018.

KBRS congratulates Partner, Beverley Evans for receiving FCPA designation

The FCPA designation is a prestigious honorary designation awarded to CPAs who, through their outstanding achievements including community leadership, bring distinction to the accounting profession and serve as a role model to others.

Candidates are considered for leadership and the exceptional nature of their professional career, volunteer involvement or volunteer contribution.

KBRS is excited to welcome Louise Macdonald as Associate Partner with our Academic Search practice

KBRS is excited to welcome Louise Macdonald as Associate Partner with our Academic Search practice. Located in Montreal, she is fluent in both official languages. Louise’s primary focus will be business development among bilingual and French universities and colleges, as well as supporting searches that require bilingual consultation.

FYI: Malcolm Fraser Appointed President and CEO, Innovacorp

KBRS is pleased to have assisted Innovacorp with the appointment of Malcolm Fraser as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer.

The following is an excerpt from Innovacorp’s release, August 30th:

Mr. Fraser has been a leader in Canada’s digital sector for the last 20 years, earning recognition and awards for innovation, management and community leadership.  He will begin his new role October 2, 2017.

Celebrating the Life Peter George: 1941 - 2017

April 28, 2017

Peter George, former President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University and former Advisor to the Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette Academic Advisory Council, passed away on April 27, 2017.

George has left a lasting impact on the academic leadership in Canada.

During his three terms as President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University, he oversaw a period of major growth that enhanced the size, reach and reputation of the University.

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