Thursday, December 12, 2002
Alan R. Curleigh
International Trade Minister Pierre Pettigrew is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan R. Curleigh for a three-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC).
Mr. Curleigh, former Executive Vice-President, Corporate Secretary and member of the board of TESSAG KSH Ltd. in Montreal, and member of the board of directors of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters since 1996, acting as its Chair from 1999 to 2002, brings a wealth of export experience to his new role.
CCC (Canadian Commercial Corporation) is a Crown Corporation mandated to facilitate international trade, particularly in government markets. Acting as prime contractor, CCC signs export contracts, providing access to markets for exporters and a government-backed performance guarantee for buyers. CCC also assists exporters to increase their pre-shipment working capital from commercial sources, and offers its international contracting expertise on a fee for service basis. In exports, CCC means credibility, confidence, contracts.
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