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: Partner Geoffrey Machum, Q.C., reappointed to Halifax Port Authority board of directors

November 8, 2012

Today the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, announced the reappointment of Halifax partner Geoffrey Machum, Q.C. to the Halifax Port Authority board of directors.

Geoff was first appointed to the board in 2006 and was reappointed in 2009 as a Port User appointee. He was elected by the board to a second term as vice chair in October 2009 and continued in this role until he was elected chair in May 2012. Geoff will continue to chair the board of directors, providing guidance as the HPA implements its business strategy and engages stakeholders both locally and internationally. He currently sits on the Governance, Seaport, Human Resources & Compensation and Gateway Strategy Committees of the board.

Geoff is actively involved in the community including acting as a member of the board of directors of Symphony Nova Scotia, where he chairs its governance committee, and as a member of the board of governors of the Halifax Grammar School. He has also enjoyed involvement with the United Way's Leadership Giving Campaign and with the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

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