TRURO - Brookside resident Jeff MacCallum has been appointed as the new CEO of the Resource Recovery Fund Board (RRFB).
The appointment becomes effective Sept. 3.
"The work we do is important not only to Nova Scotia's environment, but to the economy as well," said MacCallum in a news release. "I am excited to continue that work as CEO, building on our past success as innovators in waste reduction and diversion, as we face the challenges ahead."
The RRFB is based out of Truro and MacCallum began his career with the board in 2007 as director of programs and business development. In 2011 he was promoted to senior director of business development and operations.
Prior to joining the RRFB, MacCallum worked for Nova Scotia Economic Development in various roles, most recently as director of economic strategies and initiatives. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce. He served as vice-chair of the Halifax Shipping Association, as a member of the Colchester Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Pictou Regional Development Commission's Marketing Committee.
"Within our board of directors, throughout the province, and indeed, across Canada, Jeff MacCallum is recognized and highly respected in the field of waste diversion," RRFB Nova Scotia chairman Rick Ramsay said in a news release.
"His expertise, strong leadership qualities, and the partnerships he has built with the province, municipalities and industry are great assets for our board."
MacCallum will replace Bill Ring as CEO.