National Canadian Tech Industry Association Names its 2021-2022 National Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Governance Committee

MISSISSAUGA, ON – June 23, 2021 – During its Annual General Meeting (AGM), TECHNATION announced the slate of National Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term, which runs May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022.  The Executive Committee of the Board and the Governance Committee were also named.

Current Board Chair, Kevin Peesker, President of Microsoft Canada, has agreed to extend his term until September 2021. At that time, a new Board Chair will be announced.

The TECHNATION National Board consists of 28 directors bringing together Canadian information, communications, and technology (ICT) leaders from across Canada. Five of these Directors also serve on the Executive Board Committee; four are on the Governance Committee.

The TECHNATION National Board of Directors extends its thanks to outgoing Board Directors: Colin McKay, Google; David De Abreu, CISCO; James Hupp, CDW; Jim Muzyka, Bridgeable; Jon Dermott, Dell; Paula Hodgins, HPE; Susanne Flett, Healthtech; and Wayne Karpoff, Willowglenn Systems, for their generous contribution of time and commitment provided to TECHNATION and its Board over their tenure.

TECHNATION 2021-2022 National Board of Directors and Committee Membership:

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 ABOUT TECHNATION

TECHNATION is the industry-government nexus for technology prosperity in Canada. As a member-driven, not-for-profit, TECHNATION unites Canada’s technology sector, governments, and communities to enable technology prosperity in Canada. TECHNATION champions technology prosperity by providing advocacy, professional development and networking opportunities across industry and governments at all levels; connecting Canadian scale-ups with global tech leaders; engaging the global supply chain; and filling the technology talent pipeline. TECHNATION has served as the authoritative national voice of the $210 billion ICT industry for over 60 years. More than 43,200 Canadian ICT firms create and supply goods and services that contribute to a more productive, competitive, and innovative society. The ICT sector generates more than 666,500 jobs and invests $7.5 billion annually in R&D, more than any other private sector performer. For more information: www.technationcanada.ca

To arrange an interview, please contact:

Sarah Coombs

Cell: 416-729-8550 or scoombs@technationcanada.ca

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