Person: John MacDonald

Paul Johnston

Paul Johnston has been elected vice-chair of the International Federation of Robotics at its annual general meeting in Stockholm last October. He will become chair in June 2003. Johnston is VP operations for Precarn Inc, Canada’s premier robotics and intelligent systems research network. He has served as Canada’s representative to the Federation since 1995 and…

Dr Camille Limoges

Dr Camille Limoges has been appointed to the governing council of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Limoges, who recently retired from the Quebec civil service, has enjoyed an impressive career in government and academia and is acknowledged as the “father of modern science and technology policy” in Quebec. The Montreal native received…

John MacDonald

John MacDonald has been appointed president and chief operating officer of AT&T Canada, succeeding Harry Truderrung. He joins CEO John McLennan at the helm of the firm, reuniting a management team that successfully repositioned Bell Canada in the mid 1990s. MacDonald began his telecom career with NBTel in 1977, rising through the ranks to became…