APF Canada Congratulates Chairman of the Board of Directors, John H. McArthur on his Appointment as Officer to the Order of Canada

September 12, 2014 - Vancouver, BC – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) congratulates John H. McArthur, the Chairman of APF Canada's Board of Directors, on receiving an appointment as Officer to the Order of Canada. Dr. McArthur was promoted by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, at an investiture ceremony today at Rideau Hall.

“I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to John on his appointment as Officer to the Order of Canada,” said Stewart Beck, President and CEO, APF Canada, “This is truly a great honour for a great Canadian, and we are proud as always to have John as our Chair.”

John H. McArthur served on the Harvard University faculty from 1962 and as Dean of the Harvard Business School from1980 through 1995. He is currently a board member at Aileron Therapeutics, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Development Gateway, Duke University Medical Center, E-Rewards Inc., Koc Holdings A.S., National Coalition for Health Care, Stemnion Inc., and Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company. He has been a director of such organizations as BCE Inc., Bell Canada, Cabot Corporation, Chase Manhattan Corporation, HCA Healthcare Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Rohm and Haas Company, Springs Industries, Inc., Telsat Canada, and Teradyne Inc. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from Middlebury College, Queens University, Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Western Ontario, and the University of Navarra in Spain.

The Order of Canada is one of Canada’s most prestigious civilian honours to recognize a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to the nation. The full list of recipients can be found at www.gg.ca/honours.

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About the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has been a leader in research and analysis on Canada’s relations with Asia for thirty years. Our mission is to develop ideas for action by Canadian businesses, governments, and individuals to help them seize the vast opportunities unfolding in Asia. We do this by offering clear, specific, and actionable policy advice and leadership based on sound research and analysis. APF Canada’s current thematic priorities include trade and investment, energy and the environment, and international education. Engaged in research and convening, APF Canada has developed strong ties with policy-makers, business leaders, academics, and opinion makers in Canada and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca.  

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Jillian Oliver 
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Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
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