Halifax, NS (PRWEB) December 30, 2012
Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and Centre for Health Studies (CHS) is pleased to welcome Deborah Merry as new Campus Director for the Halifax Campus.
Merry comes to CAT/CHS with over 20 years of experience in business in a variety of roles. Most notably, she was Co-Founder/General Manager and Director of Marketing for GreenGym Outdoor Fitness Equipment which was awarded the bronze distinction as Small Business of the Year by the 2012 Halifax Business Awards and recognized by Progress Magazine in 2011 as the eighth fastest growing company in Atlantic Canada. Prior to GreenGym, Merry worked at Pearson Education for eight years as National Marketing Manager for both Canada and US. A role model for Canadian business women, Merry also became a finalist for the 2011 Stevie Awards for Women in Business for Best Canadian Entrepreneur.
“We are thrilled to welcome Deborah Merry to our team,” said Martin Theiss, President of CAT/CHS. “She is a highly respected business leader and I’m confident that the campus will continue to grow, offering the best hands-on education possible under her leadership.”
As Campus Director, Merry will be responsible to direct, lead and oversee campus operations and development in education, local business strategy and administration for the Halifax campus. “I am delighted to be part of an institution that provides such a unique educational experience for students,” said Merry. “When I made the decision to join CAT/CHS, I knew I was joining a team that has a strong passion for their craft and a commitment to the advancement of its students.”
Both CAT and CHS are registered, higher education institutions offering specialized certificate and diploma programs in emerging industries in entertainment arts, information technology and human services. They are a part of The Education Company (TEC), which runs specialized campuses across Canada and provides a hands-on educational experience that draws on the talent and resources of industry professionals from coast-to-coast.