Nova Scotia Business Inc.’s (NSBI) private-sector led board of directors has elected Marie Mullally as its new chair.
“I am pleased to accept my new role as chair of the board at Nova Scotia Business Inc.,” said Ms. Mullally. “Together, the board and staff of NSBI will continue our work to attract innovative companies in Nova Scotia’s strategic growth sectors, connect local companies to global supply chains and build export capacity in our province.”
Ms. Mullally is president and chief executive officer of CUA, a provincial banking institution, and currently serves as chair of the Halifax International Airport Authority and as a director of FICANEX Inc. She was formerly the president and CEO of the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation, executive director of Service Delivery and Operations with the former Department of Business and Consumer Services and provincial registrar of Motor Vehicles.
“Marie has been a valuable member of Nova Scotia Business Inc.’s board since 2014 and will be skilled and effective in the role of chair,” said outgoing board chair Bert Frizzell. “I look forward to continuing on with the board, under Marie’s direction.”
Mr. Frizzell has chaired the board since June 2016, and has been a director since 2011. He continues with the board as a director.
“The experience provided by Bert Frizzell and now Marie Mullally supports our work for positive outcomes for Nova Scotians,” said Laurel Broten, President and CEO, NSBI. “Our shared objective is to strengthen and drive our Nova Scotia economy for this and future generations.”
Nova Scotia Business Inc. board members are business leaders from a diverse range of industry sectors within Nova Scotia.