Alex Benay

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Alex Benay was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, the Honourable Shelly Glover, in June 2014. Mr. Benay had been Vice-President, Government Affairs and Business Development at Open Text, Canada’s largest software company, since 2011. Mr. Benay is a member of significant networks in the private and public sectors in Canada and internationally, and has played a leadership role in Canada’s digital industry. A native of Quebec City, Mr. Benay grew up in Ottawa and attended the University of Ottawa, where he studied history. He is a community volunteer and an active hockey coach. Mr. Benay lives in Ottawa with his wife and two children.

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