Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Saint John Board of Trade Appoints Interim President

Saint John, NB – The Board of Directors of the Saint John Board of Trade announced today the appointment of Dick Daigle, a local small business owner, Certified Management Accountant and former Chair of the Board of Uptown Saint John, as interim president effective immediately, following the departure of Imelda Gilman.

“The Board thanks Imelda for her years of leadership and service to our members,” said Larry Hachey, Board Chair. “We wish her all the best in her future leadership roles.”

“Dick’s top priority will be to help the Board of Trade achieve it’s mission as having Greater Saint John recognized as the best place in Canada to start, run and grow a business,” said Mr. Hachey. “He will be equally focused on strengthening the sense of overall engagement among all Board of Trade members.

About the Saint John Board of Trade
The Saint John Board of Trade is a nationally accredited business organization dedicated to fostering an economic climate that enhances growth, prosperity, and an improved quality of life in the community. With more than 1,000 members, representing 600 small, medium, and large businesses and organizations and therefore, the interests of more than 30,000 citizens, the Board is a dynamic advocate and the principal voice for the business community of Greater Saint John. The elected Board of Directors is representative of the diversity of the membership and their concerns.


Larry Hachey
Tel: 506-849-0772 ext 121

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