Denise King has been appointed to the Waterfront Development Corporation board of directors, the province announced today, Oct. 10. Bernie O'Rourke has been reappointed for another term.
"These board members have made significant contributions to the business community and bring valuable experience," said Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Percy Paris. "Waterfront Development has multiple development projects underway and oversees two of the most visited destinations in Nova Scotia -- the Halifax and Lunenburg waterfronts. They are important economic drivers for our province, and will help grow our economy."
Ms. King is director of market analysis, planning and support, with Amirix Systems Inc. Amirix, through its Vemco line of products, is the world leading supplier of acoustic transmitters and receivers used by marine biologists to study aquatic animals.
Ms. King joined Amirix in 1993 and has held a variety of engineering and management roles. The Halifax resident is a member of the Amirix senior management team.
Bernie O'Rourke joined I.M.P. Group International Inc. in 1986 and serves as senior vice-president and chief legal officer.
Mr. O'Rourke is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association and Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada.
"We are delighted to welcome Denise as a new member and welcome Bernie on his reappointment. He has been a highly valued member and we look forward, once again, to benefiting from his experience," said John Holm, chair, Waterfront Development board of directors. "This is an exciting time for Waterfront Development with Cunard and other development projects underway."
The four-year terms are effective immediately. A full list of board members can be found at www.my-waterfront.ca/about/board-of-directors
Waterfront Development is a provincial Crown corporation developing the strategic potential of waterfronts in Bedford, Dartmouth, Halifax and Lunenburg. The corporation fosters waterfronts that drive economic opportunity, enhance tourism, provide experiences and reflect and protects marine heritage.
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Denise King, director of market analysis, planning and
support with Amirix Systems Inc. has been appointed to the
Waterfront Development Corporation board of directors.
Bernie O'Rourke, senior vice-president and chief legal
officer with I.M.P Group International Inc., has been
Both four-year terms are effective immediately.
Media Contact: Kelly Rose
Waterfront Development Corporation
902-422-5115, ext. 111