Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, has announced a number of diplomatic appointments. Among them, Julia G. Bentley becomes High Commissioner in Malaysia, replacing Judith St. George. Bentley joined External Affairs and International Trade Canada in 1991 and has worked in the Asia Pacific Regional Coordination Division and the International Economic Relations and Summits Division. She has served as director of the Northeast Asia and South Asia Relations divisions, and as acting director general of the South Asia Bureau. Overseas, Bentley served in Taipei, New Delhi and—twice—in Beijing.