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pres­i­dent and CEO, NAV Canada plant direc­tor, Ab­bott Point of Care YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: 17 YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: Five ED­U­CA­TION: Stud­ied at Car­leton Univer­sity, but left school early ED­U­CA­TION: MBA; de­gree in me­chan­i­cal engi­neer­ing to be­come a pilot and re­ceived a com­mer­cial pilot li­cence in 1969. PRE­VI­OUS PO­SI­TIONS: Direc­tor of op­er­a­tions at JDSU; also PRE­VI­OUS PO­SI­TIONS: Pres­i­dent and CEO of the Air Trans­port worked at Nor­tel man­u­fac­tur­ing As­so­ci­a­tion of Canada; se­nior ex­ec­u­tive at Ot­tawa-based air­line KEY RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: Run­ning op­er­a­tions of a fac­tory with First Air. 24-7 op­er­a­tions. “We build the prod­uct for the en­tire world.” KEY RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: “I over­see the day-to-day op­er­a­tion NO­TABLE PROJECTS: Us­ing Lean Six Sigma to drive growth, of Canada’s air nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem – a com­plex web of radar and in­creased au­to­ma­tion at the plant. flight man­age­ment sys­tems, weather ob­ser­va­tion equip­ment and AWARDS/RECOG­NI­TION: Ab­bott Point of Care was named elec­tronic aids to nav­i­ga­tion as well as the ded­i­cated air traf­fic Sus­tain­abil­ity Leader of the Year at the Best Ot­tawa Busi­ness Awards con­trollers, flight ser­vice spe­cial­ists, en­gi­neers, tech­nol­o­gists and in 2013. The Con­fer­ence Board of Canada fea­tured the com­pany as sup­port staff that make it run. We are to­gether re­spon­si­ble for a best prac­tice in a case study on work­place ed­u­ca­tion. the safe man­age­ment of air traf­fic in Cana­dian skies and in busy COM­MU­NITY IN­VOLVE­MENT: Part­nered with Al­go­nquin in­ter­na­tional skies over the North At­lantic Ocean.” Col­lege and the Min­istry of Train­ing, Col­leges and Uni­ver­si­ties of CA­REER HIGH­LIGHTS/NO­TABLE PROJECTS: “The On­tario to de­velop a mi­cro-elec­tron­ics ap­pren­tice­ship pro­gram. es­tab­lish­ment of NAV Canada as a pri­vate com­pany, re­spon­si­ble Ap­prox­i­mately 400 em­ploy­ees have grad­u­ated from this three-year for the pro­vi­sion of air nav­i­ga­tion ser­vices in Cana­dian airspace … pro­gram. Mr. To­ma­lty is a for­mer co-chair of In­vest Ot­tawa’s life While at ATAC I was ac­tive in ad­vo­cat­ing for the com­mer­cial­iza­tion sciences ex­ec­u­tive fo­rum. of the air nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem. When the de­ci­sion to es­tab­lish a com­mer­cial non-share com­pany was made, I served as head of the ne­go­ti­at­ing team tasked with mak­ing it hap­pen.” AWARDS/RECOG­NI­TION: Trans­porta­tion Person of the Year by the Trans­porta­tion As­so­ci­a­tion of Canada in 2006; Life­time Achieve­ment Award from the Wash­ing­ton-based Air Traf­fic Con­trol As­so­ci­a­tion in 2008; C.D. Howe Award from the Cana­dian Aero­nau­tics and Space In­sti­tute in 2009; named to Canada’s Avi­a­tion Hall of Fame in 2011. COM­MU­NITY IN­VOLVE­MENT: Com­pany sup­ports Hope Air – an or­ga­ni­za­tion that pro­vides free flights to chil­dren and their fam­i­lies who must travel to re­ceive med­i­cal care. An­nual do­na­tion of $25,000 quadru­pled this past year to $100,000 through an em­ployee fundraiser spear­headed by air traf­fic con­trollers in Toronto and matched by the com­pany. Mr. Crich­ton has been in­volved with the Ot­tawa Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion.

CEO, Nor­dion YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: Four ED­U­CA­TION: B.Sc. (Hons) from the Univer­sity of Lon­don PRE­VI­OUS PO­SI­TIONS: Pres­i­dent of Nor­dion; first job was a brew­mas­ter with Whit­bread PLC UK. KEY RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: CEO of a pub­lic com­pany listed on NYSE and TSX. NO­TABLE PROJECTS: De­vel­oped Ther­aSphere liver can­cer ther­a­peu­tic prod­uct and sold it for $200 mil­lion. COM­MU­NITY IN­VOLVE­MENT: Chair of The Ot­tawa Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion; chair of the Ot­tawa In­no­va­tion Cen­tre at Bayview Yards; chair of ISTPCanada.

vice-pres­i­dent and tim­ing prod­ucts busi­ness unit man­ager, Mi­crosemi Corp. YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: Three ED­U­CA­TION: Mas­ter’s de­gree in elec­tron­ics engi­neer­ing from Car­leton Univer­sity; bach­e­lor’s de­gree in elec­tri­cal engi­neer­ing, elec­tron­ics and com­mu­ni­ca­tions from Kuwait Univer­sity. PRE­VI­OUS PO­SI­TIONS: Twenty years’ ex­pe­ri­ence in mixed sig­nal de­sign. Held sev­eral po­si­tions as sys­tem ar­chi­tect and sys­tem ar­chi­tect direc­tor, fo­cused on prod­uct def­i­ni­tion for next gen­er­a­tion tim­ing in­te­grated cir­cuits. KEY RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: Con­tin­u­ing to grow Mi­crosemi’s tim­ing busi­ness by driv­ing prod­uct mar­ket­ing ac­tiv­i­ties; lead­ing re­search and devel­op­ment team ef­forts with a fo­cus on per­for­mance, ex­e­cu­tion and time to mar­ket; man­ag­ing cus­tomer sup­port. CA­REER HIGH­LIGHTS: Main­tain­ing dou­ble-digit rev­enue growth rates and grow­ing Mi­crosemi’s tim­ing team by 15 per cent with 11 new lo­cal hires. “(We) cre­ated a great em­ployee re­ten­tion en­vi­ron­ment, in spite of be­ing con­sis­tently tar­geted by com­pe­ti­tion try­ing to win in our mar­ket by ac­quir­ing the tal­ent that gen­er­ated the great in­tel­lec­tual prop­erty driv­ing our busi­ness.” AWARDS/RECOG­NI­TION: Awarded four U.S. patents. Pub­lished sev­eral jour­nal and con­fer­ence pa­pers. COM­MU­NITY IN­VOLVE­MENT: Strong sup­porter of Mi­crosemi be­ing ac­tive with lo­cal uni­ver­si­ties, par­tic­i­pat­ing with co-op pro­grams. Also spon­sors re­search ac­tiv­i­ties at other uni­ver­si­ties, such as McGill, and pro­vided in­tern­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties for stu­dents from this pro­gram.

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