Canada's Interim Antitrust Chief Lands 5-Year Bureau Post

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- The Canadian government on Tuesday tapped interim antitrust chief John Pecman to take over the country's Competition Bureau for a five-year term, formally elevating the veteran enforcer nine months after he took over the agency.

Minister of Industry Christian Paradis, the minister responsible for the bureau, officially named Pecman to the post that he has held since Melanie Aitken decided to step down, two years early, in September.

Paradis said Wednesday that Pecman, who had worked for the enforcer since 1984, would continue to "contribute significantly"...
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