People on the move: Jordan Danger Kent named marketing director of Rainbow Foods

Jordan Kent
Jordan Kent

Jordan Danger Kent has been named marketing director of Rainbow Foods Canada. A 2017 Forty Under 40 recipient, Ms. Danger Kent is the creative director at DANGER Communications and was previously the marketing, communications and UX lead at Invest Ottawa.

Hydropothecary has appointed Pierre Killeen as the company’s vice-president of corporate communications and government relations. He was previously a vice-president at Hill+Knowlton, a public relations and public affairs firm.

BluMetric Environmental has appointed Jane Pagel as chair of its board of directors. Ms Pagel has been acting as interim chair since March. She has been an independent director for several years, and has served as chair of the human resources and compensation committee.

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Nolan Beanlands has been named the new executive director of the Capital Angel Network. He replaces Jane Baird in the role. Mr. Beanlands departs as the program manager at the University of Ottawa’s Startup Garage after three years, and remains associate director of the Founder Institute’s Ottawa chapter.

Hats off

Clearford Water Systems has won the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Best Practices Award for Enabling Technology Leadership in the Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment Industry. The award recognizes the success of Clearford’s Fetherston project in Kemptville. The company’s Jambudiyapura sanitation project in India was also cited.

Espial has been shortlisted for two CSI Awards for 2017. The company’s Media Service Platform is a finalist in the Best Cable or Satellite IP Solution category based on being the supplier and MSI for the Tele Columbus advanceTV service in Germany. In addition, the Espial Media Service Platform and G4 STB Client have been recognized in the Best Customer Premise Technology category for their work on the UMA service with Portugal’s leading cable operator. CSI Magazine celebrates excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast and associated sectors.

Two Ottawa organizations were among the winners at Startup Canada’s annual Ontario Region awards. IgniteAC, Algonquin College’s centre for innovation and entrepreneurship, captured the Entrepreneur Support Award, while the African Bronze Honey Company won the Social Enterprise Award. The regional winners will now be evaluated by a committee that will determine the recipients of Startup Canada’s national awards, which will be handed out in Ottawa on Oct. 19.

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