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Vineland Research and Innovation Centre announces new CEO

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) announced that its Board of  Directors has appointed Dr. Ian Potter as Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2019. Mr. Potter will also join the Vineland Board of Directors at that time.
“Having served in senior leadership roles with both the National Research Council  Canada (NRC) and Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF) throughout his 25- year career, Ian has substantial experience in the Canadian research and innovation space,” said Dr. Warren Jestin, Vineland’s Board Chair. “He is a well-rounded executive who brings significant operating expertise and commercialization know-how to  Vineland. His team-focused approach aligns well with the extensive skill base and expertise already within the Vineland team and will support continued growth and  impact for the horticulture sector.” 
“I am excited to be joining Vineland as CEO and look forward to relocating to the  Niagara region and working alongside key stakeholders to expedite opportunities for  further collaboration and success within the Canadian horticultural space,” said Dr.  Potter.
Vineland’s Board also thanks Shelley Martin, Board Director and retired Nestlé Canada executive, for providing leadership as interim CEO following the November 2018 resignation of Dr. Jim Brandle. 
Source : vinelandresearch

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