December 14, 2016 11:00 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 14, 2016) - Infrastructure Canada
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of Dwight Duncan as Chair of the Board of Directors at the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). The appointment is for a five-year period and was made following an open, transparent, and merit-based selection process. Mr. Duncan has served as interim Chairperson of the WDBA since January 1, 2016.
As Chair of the Board, Mr. Duncan brings considerable experience to this important position as a result of his diverse career accomplishments in both the private and public sectors and in depth knowledge of the Windsor-Detroit region. He is a Senior Strategic Advisor at McMillan LLP and also serves on numerous boards of directors. As a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1995 to 2013, Mr. Duncan held a number of cabinet positions including Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance, Minister of Energy, Minister of Revenue, and Minister of Government Services.
"I am pleased to confirm the appointment of Dwight Duncan as Chairperson of the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority. His experience in effectively managing complex and sensitive files, paired with his deep knowledge and passion for the region will be pivotal in assuring the advancement of this organization, which is so vital to maintaining Canada's most significant trade partnership with the United States."
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
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