UPDATED ON: Tuesday, May 18, 1999
Canadian Commercial Corporation:
From The Globe and Mail
International Trade Minister Sergio Marchi and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Patriquin as President. Mr. Patriquin has been Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer at CCC since 1993. Prior to joining the Corporation, he served as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury Board of Canada and held other senior position with federal, provincial and territorial governments.
Canadian Commercial Corporation is an export sales agency and Federal Crown Corporation. CCC partners with Canadian exporters to negotiate and win sales in difficult markets on favourable terms. In particular, it provides special access for Canadian exporters to the U.S. aerospace and defence markets and specializes in trade to foreign governments and international organizations. It manages contracts of $1 billion annually, on behalf of Canadian exporters doing business in over 60 countries.