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Industry Canada

December 19, 2007 13:00 ET

Normand Tremblay Appointed to National Research Council Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2007) - The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the National Research Council Canada (NRC), today announced the appointment of Mr. Normand Tremblay to the Council.

"I am pleased to welcome Mr. Tremblay to the National Research Council," said Minister Prentice. "His insights and contributions will be beneficial as Council members continue to support the success of the NRC in advancing research and development by reviewing and overseeing its strategic direction, operations and performance."

Mr. Tremblay is the President of Normand Tremblay & Associes inc., a strategic management and project management company. Mr. Tremblay works with clients from all three levels of government as well as private and public biotechnology companies. Prior to launching his company, Mr. Tremblay worked for AEterna Zentaris Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, where he served as Assistant to the President and Head of Management and then as Vice-President, External Affairs and Planning.

Recognized globally for research and innovation, the NRC is a leader in the development of an innovative, knowledge-based economy for Canada through science and technology.

Contact Information

  • Deirdra McCracken
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Honourable Jim Prentice
    Minister of Industry
    National Research Council Canada
    Richard Bourgeois-Doyle
    Acting Director, Corporate Governance