News from Kamloops

September 12, 2012

City Announces Corporate Restructure

Kamloops, B.C. - In a meeting with City staff this morning, CAO David Trawin announced changes to be made to the City's corporate structure.

With the upcoming retirement of Len Hrycan, Director of Community and Corporate Affairs, Trawin announced that Director of Public Works and Sustainability David Duckworth would be assuming his role. In addition, the Information Technology Division (IT), which is currently in the Finance Department, will be moved under his direction. The restructured department will be renamed Corporate Services and Community Safety. Finance Director Sally Edwards will remain as the head of the Finance Department.

"This move allows for the finance department to focus solely on finance, in turn allowing the City to become more accountable and more efficient in its purchasing as well as capital expenditures," commented David Trawin. "With David's skill set, he is a good fit for the position. Additionally, he is well versed in IT, so moving IT under his directorship makes sense."

The transition will take place over the next two months, although Duckworth assumes his new role on October 8th. The Director of Public Works and Sustainability position will be posted both internally and externally in the coming weeks.

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Media Contact:
David Trawin, Chief Administrative Officer
City of Kamloops