Two accomplished and recognized Nova Scotia business leaders have been appointed to Trade Centre Limited's (TCL) board of directors.
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Percy Paris and Gordon Gillis, chair of TCL's board, announced today, April 5, that Wayne Crawley and Carole-Ann Miller will serve four-year terms, effective immediately.
"I am pleased to welcome Wayne Crawley and Carole-Ann Miller to the board," said Mr. Paris. "I am confident that they bring the right skills to support TCL in developing Nova Scotia's business hospitality and entertainment industry."
Both are returning directors to the board.
"Wayne and Carole-Ann are known for their proactive leadership approach," said Mr. Gillis. "We welcome them back to the TCL board at a time when their innovative thinking and sound business principles will be of tremendous value."
Mr. Crawley, president and CEO of Emera Caribbean Limited, was first appointed a director to the TCL board in March 2004. He brings over 20 years experience in financial and business management and has been active in the community.
Mr. Crawley has served as past chair of the board of governors for the Atlantic Province's Economic Council and the Nova Scotia Junior Achievement Hall of Fame, and as a board member of the IWK Health Centre Foundation, Neptune Theatre, Pier 21 Society, Film Nova Scotia and the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. He is currently on the board of Palooka's Gym.
Ms. Miller, president and CEO of Maple Trade Finance Inc., was first appointed a director the TCL board in March 2007. She has more than 30 years of business and management experience and is actively involved in the community having served as fundraising chair for the Canadian Cancer Society Toronto unit, regional co-ordinator for the CIBC Run for the Cure, and course advisor for Dalhousie University's advanced marketing, executive MBA.
Ms. Miller is currently on the Sobey's business advisory board at Saint Mary's University and is on the fundraising cabinet for the Red Cross' capital campaign.
The TCL board of directors consists of up to 12 voting members.
Trade Centre Limited is a provincial Crown corporation that operates the World Trade and Convention Centre, Exhibition Park, Ticket Atlantic, Halifax Metro Centre, Major Events and World Trade Centre Atlantic Canada.