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Namir Anani, New President and CEO of ICTC

 

November 7, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario - Namir Anani, joins the Information and Communications Technology Council as the new President and CEO effective December 5, 2011. Mr. Anani succeeds Paul Swinwood, who previously announced that he is retiring in December after 18 years as President of the Council.

 

Namir comes to us from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) as Executive Director, Policy Development & Research. Prior to this role, Mr. Anani held successive leadership positions in the private and public sectors, including the Department of Canadian Heritage (Director General & CEO), CGI consulting, Nortel, and Novartis (Switzerland).
 

Mr. Anani’s experience includes strategic policy development and implementation, learning and capacity building, business transformation, national/international strategic alliances, economic and market research, and technology innovation. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Salford (UK) and holds Professional Engineer designation in Ontario (PEng). 

 

“ICTC is delighted to have Namir join our organization,” said Jamie Darch, Chair of ICTC’s Board of Directors. “Namir’s extensive credentials and accomplishments will provide valuable leadership that will guide the organization through an exciting time of growth and transition, building on our successful ICT workforce programs and strengthening our position as the centre of excellence for ICT labour market capacity development initiatives in Canada.”

 

“I look forward to joining the Information and Communications Technology Council at a very exciting juncture of the digital economy in Canada and globally,” Mr Anani said. “My focus will be to build on current successes, and facilitate Canada’s readiness to enable innovation, competiveness, jobs, and economic growth.”

 

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Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit sector council that strives to create a diverse, prepared and highly educated Canadian ICT industry and workforce. We forge partnerships that will help develop the quantity and quality of ICT professionals needed to maintain and improve Canada’s position as a leader in the global marketplace.
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Namir Anani, nouveau président et premier dirigeant du CTIC

7 novembre 2011, Ottawa, Ontario - Namir Anani se joindra au Conseil des technologies de l’information et des communications en tant que nouveau président et premier dirigeant le 5 décembre 2011. M. Anani succèdera à Paul Swinwood, qui avait annoncé qu’il prendrait sa retraite en décembre, après 18 ans à la présidence du Conseil.

Namir nous vient du Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) à titre de directeur exécutif, Élaboration de politiques et Recherche. Auparavant, M. Anani a occupé divers postes de direction dans les secteurs privé et public, notamment au  ministère du Patrimoine canadien (directeur général et PDG), CGI consulting, Nortel et Novartis (en Suisse).

M. Anani compte de l’expérience dans divers domaines, notamment l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre de politiques stratégiques, l’apprentissage et le développement des capacités, la transformation des entreprises, les alliances stratégiques nationales et internationales, la recherche économique et les études de marché, et l’innovation technologique. Il détient un baccalauréat en sciences (avec distinction) en électrotechnique de l’Université de Salford (Royaume-Uni) et porte le titre d’ingénieur professionnel (Ing. P.) de l’Ontario. 

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