Announcement of new diplomatic appointments

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October 30, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments:

Lilian Chatterjee becomes High Commissioner in Barbados. Ms. Chatterjee replaces Marie Legault.

Rodger Cuzner becomes Consul General in Boston (United States of America). Mr. Cuzner replaces David Alward.

Wendy Drukier becomes Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain. Ms. Drukier replaces Matthew Levin.

Alain Gendron becomes Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium. Mr. Gendron replaces Olivier Nicoloff.


Benoît-Pierre Laramée becomes Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Laramée replaces Nicolas Simard.

Isabelle Valois becomes Ambassador to the Eastern Republic of Uruguay. Ms. Valois replaces Joanne Frappier.

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