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Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors Welcomes New Director

February 14, 2013 – Halifax, N.S. – The Halifax Port Authority is pleased to welcome Mr. Lantz Siteman to its board of directors.

Mr. Siteman was appointed as a Port User nominee today, February 14, 2013 by the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

“We are very pleased to have Mr. Siteman joining the Port Authority board of directors,” said Geoff Machum, Chair, Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors. “He brings with him extensive business experience including many years spent in the financial industry which will serve him well in carrying out his duties as a director.”

Mr. Siteman was Canada Trust Company’s district vice president and regional manager for Atlantic Canada until he retired in 2001. As part of the executive team, he contributed to the planning and merger of two national companies in the 1980’s, coordinating operations in the Atlantic Provinces to help bring the project to fruition.

He has served on a range of boards as well as being involved in community ventures since his retirement. These include currently serving on the board of the Certified General Accountants Association of Nova Scotia and previously as vice chair of the Association for the Eastern Shore Industrial Development Corporation, committee chair of the United Way of Halifax and director of the Eastern Shore Tourist Association.

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Kenrick
Senior Communications Advisor
Halifax Port Authority
(902) 426-3465

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