Deanna Furlotte has been appointed to the Halifax Port Authority board of directors as a port user director for a term of three years. Furlotte is a senior executive with over 15 years experience developing business, strategic and financial insight in multiple business settings. She has extensive experience delivering profitable services to the not-for-profit sector. Furlotte joins vice-chair Carole-Ann Moran-Miller, who was reappointed for a three-year term, and directors Jim Spatz, David Cameron and André Boudreau.
Drone Delivery Canada
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has added Armen Keuleyan as director of sales and marketing. Keuleyan was recently head of sales, aftermarket products and services, for TRU Simulation & Training, a division of Textron, marketing and selling SaaS flight training systems. He previously worked for Mechtronix Systems and Bombardier Aerospace. He has worked in Canada and overseas. Keuleyan has undergraduate degrees in engineering and business, and is an MBA candidate with the University of Toronto. He also studied marketing at the Wharton School in the USA and received his Project Management Professional PMP designation.
LiDAR manufacturer Aeva has appointed Tim Willis vice-president of global supply, manufacturing and strategy. An experienced supply chain and manufacturing leader with more than 30 years of experience, Willis joins Aeva from Waymo, where was most recently the chief manufacturing and global supply officer, and also GM of Waymo’s LiDAR sensor technology business – Laser Bear Honeycomb. Before Waymo, Willis spent several years at Apple, last serving as the senior director of global supply chain management for iPhone, Watch, iPod and Accessories. He has held progressively senior management roles across industry leading organizations, including Lumileds, Motorola and Ford Motor Company.
Seegrid Corporation has welcomed Todd Graves to the newly created role of chief technology officer. He brings over 20 years of experience, having served in technology leadership roles in the US Air Force and at General Electric, Textron, Allegion, and recently at SharkNinja where he was Senior Vice President of Robotics.