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Canada: Competition Bureau appoints new Chief Digital Enforcement Officer

 |  July 4, 2019

The Commissioner of Competition is pleased to announce that, under the Interchange Canada program, Mr. George McDonald, currently Associate Partner and Senior Account Leader at IBM, will bring his experience and expertise in organizational evolution and digital transformation to the Competition Bureau.

As of July 2, 2019, Mr. McDonald will begin serving as Chief Digital Enforcement Officer, reporting directly to Mr. Matthew Boswell, the Commissioner of Competition. Mr. McDonald will help the Bureau monitor the digital landscape, identify and evaluate new investigative techniques, and boost its digital intelligence gathering capabilities.

For over 15 years, George’s passion and career focus have been transforming organizations by using data as a strategic asset. George has held various national leadership roles with IBM, focused on artificial intelligence and data-based decision-making. He brings broad industry experience and knowledge across the public sector and in the financial, customer service, health care, telecommunications, marketing and high-tech industries.

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