OPC ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF THREE NEW MEMBERS TO ITS EXTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart today announced the addition of three new members to her Office’s External Advisory Committee.

The appointees bring to the committee further expertise in a range of areas, including the privacy implications related to online technologies and electronic commerce. The new members are:

  • Mark McArdle, a seasoned technology executive with more than 18 years of global product development experience, including over 10 years at McAfee Inc. in California; 
  • Loreena McKennitt, a self-managed Canadian singer/composer and successful business woman, who, through her independent record label, has won critical acclaim worldwide. In 2006, she was involved in a landmark human rights privacy case in Britain, where the courts ruled in her favour; and
  • Jean-François Renaud, associate founder of Adviso Consulting Inc., a company specializing in Internet strategy and web marketing

The 18-member External Advisory Committee is comprised of seasoned privacy experts and public sector scholars and practitioners, who provide expert advice on strategic directions for the Office.

For a complete list of members and to see our news release click here.

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