Halifax, July 11, 2019 – The Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is pleased to announce the hiring of Issam Wade as Project Development Officer. He started work on July 2.

Born in Senegal, Issam studied at the University of the Sahel (Dakar, Senegal) where he obtained a degree in Economics and Management. He then continued his studies at Université Sainte-Anne where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.A.A.). Professionally, his combined management, economic and community experience will be an asset to his position as a project development officer.

"It is with great pleasure that I join the CDÉNÉ team" he said. "I hope that my skills and work experience will benefit the CDÉNÉ and complement the great work already initiated to accomplish this important mandate. In addition, it is a great privilege to work with our various partners to create a sustainable economic development sphere in our communities and thus contribute to the prosperity of our regions."