Avcorp appoints new director
July 6, 2010, Vancouver - Avcorp Industries Inc. announced Monday the appointment of Mr. Ray Castelli, a new Director to its Board effective July 1, 2010.
Ray Castelli is currently the CEO of Weatherhaven, a leading manufacturer of redeployable camps and shelter systems in Vancouver, BC. Weatherhaven supplies military customers around the world and is a major supplier to the Canadian Department of National Defence.
Prior to this position, Mr. Castelli has held senior management positions in Naikun Wind Development Ltd., in Quadrem, a global supply chain and e-procurement company, and at Alcan Aluminum Ltd.
He also has prior experience working for the federal government in Ottawa, serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, Chief of Staff to the Minister of National Defence, as well as Chief of Staff to the Ministers of Justice and Indian & Northern Affairs.
Ray Castelli is an alumnus of the SFU Business School as well as the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Working Opportunity Fund (Growthworks EVCC), one of our shareholders. His other Director roles included the Prince Rupert Port Authority, Puget Ventures and Sceptre. Within the community he serves as a Board member of Fraser Academy and the BC Business Council.
The Board now includes David Levi (Chairman), Ray Castelli, Jaap Rosen Jacobson, Kees de Koning, Eric Kohn TD, Elizabeth Otis and Mark van Rooij (CEO).