CALIAN ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Kanata, Ontario, July 7th, 2000: Calian (TSE:
CTY) is very pleased to announce that effective July 20th, 2000,
Brian Aitken will be joining Calian as its new Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer replacing Shaun McEwan who was recently
promoted to President & CEO. Brian joins Calian from Domtar, a
large Canadian pulp and paper/forest products company headquartered
in Montreal where he has been Vice-President, Treasury since 1998.
Prior to joining Domtar, Brian worked in Ottawa as
Vice-President, Finance/Chief Financial Officer of E.B. Eddy Limited
between 1995 and 1998 and from 1980 to 1994, Brian worked for Alcan
Aluminum, both in Montreal and Toronto, where he held a series of
senior financial positions. Brian is a Chartered Accountant and a
graduate of McGill University.
Shaun McEwan, President & CEO stated "I am extremely pleased
that Brian has decided to join Team Calian. As we embark on the most
exciting time in our corporate history, making Calian the leader in
the Business to Employee market, I am confident that we will benefit
from Brian’s wealth of experience and leadership."
Calian is a leading professional and technical services company
helping customers become more successful through three strategic
offerings: e-Business solutions, Human Asset Management solutions,
and Systems Engineering solutions.
Calian's e-Business solutions focus on helping clients take
advantage of new e-business technologies to leverage their knowledge
capital, and make their workforces more productive and better
informed. Human Asset Management solutions give our clients the
ability to exercise critical workforce control. Systems Engineering
provides leading-edge communications infrastructures to the
telecommunications and government sectors.
Ranking among the top professional services
organizations in Canada, Calian has annual revenues of more than
$100 Million and a staff base of more than 2,200. Investing in new
markets and new opportunities, Calian now serves customers in over
14 countries on six continents.
For further information, please contact:
Communications & Government Relations
Telephone: (613) 599-8600
Fax: (613) 592-7771
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