LNCC Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

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Aug 2019

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The Labrador North Chamber of Commerce (LNCC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Julianne Griffin as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Julianne succeeds Brian Fowlow, to whom the Board expresses great appreciation and gratitude for his more than 16 years at the Chamber and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

“The LNCC is thrilled at the appointment of Julianne as CEO,” says LNCC Interim Chairperson Andy Turnbull. “Julianne has a strong background in economic and community development, is an active community volunteer, and has a solid understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the Central Labrador business community. We look forward to working with Julianne in her new capacity as CEO.”

Julianne brings significant experience to the organization relating to economic development, event management, communications, public relations, marketing, tourism, and customer relations. Prior to her appointment, Julianne worked for the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay as the Director of Economic Development, and at the LNCC as Events and Communications Manager. She has also worked in various capacities with the governments of Alberta and Nova Scotia.

“I am honoured to take on the role of CEO,” says Griffin. “The LNCC is a respected and innovative organization that continuously pursues new opportunities to advance the business interests of its members. I look forward to leading an organization that will continue to generate and promote new business opportunities in Labrador and Canada’s North.”

Julianne holds degrees in sociology and public relations, and a Masters degree in public relations from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, N.S. She currently sits on the Labrador YMCA’s Campaign Cabinet committee, the East Chapter of the Grenfell Foundation, and the local Trappers’ Running Club.

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