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CME to seek new leader

Ottawa, ON -- The Honourable Perrin Beatty, president of the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) association, ...


Ottawa, ON — The Honourable Perrin Beatty, president of the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) association, will resign his post and start a new job as president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 13.

The Chamber is Canada’s largest busines group, with 170,000 members. CME is Canadas largest trade and industry association, and its membership accounts for an estimated 75% of total manufacturing production and 90% of Canadas exports.

Beatty is a former Progressive Conservative federal cabinet minister and former head of the CBC.