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Updated on: November 27, 2020

Highlights of Recognition of Entry to the Executive Ranks Ceremony on November 17, 2020

Ian Shugart Nancy Chahwan Jacqueline RiggOn November 17, 2020, APEX hosted its first-ever virtual ceremony to recognize the entry to the executive ranks of 626 talented public servants.

APEX CEO Jacqueline Rigg welcomed this large group of new executives, together with the Clerk of the Privy Council, Ian Shugart, and the Chief Human Resources Officer, Nancy Chahwan, plus the new Chair of the APEX Board of Directors, Daryell Nowlan, and over 70 Deputy Heads. Participants joined the online ceremony from across Canada, and even several from around the world, representing a wide diversity of people, departments and agencies, and areas of talent and knowledge.

The message of the day for new executives was on leadership, and the qualities and commitment that are needed to succeed in a changing Canadian landscape.

Please visit our Recognition of Entry webpage to see all the highlights!

Introducing the new APEX logo!

APEX Logo 2020APEX has officially launched our new logo. This sleek, modern design pays homage to the past and the accent embodies our vision and organizational values – professionalism, inclusion, integrity, innovation, and collaboration. We chose the circles to represent diversity and the whole executive, including our wellness and our professional aspirations.

But most of all, it was past time for our logo to be refreshed. APEX is a modern, progressive organization, and our logo should – and now does – reflect this fact. We hope you’re as excited about it as we are!

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