After being the acting chief executive officer of Kingston Economic Development for 18 months, Donna Gillespie has taken on the job permanently.
The organization’s board of directors unanimously endorsed Gillespie for the position earlier this week.
Kingston Economic Development hired a consultant firm to mount a Canada-wide search for a new CEO and it identified 300 potential candidates.
That was cut to a short of five people be interviewed.
Mike Postovit is covering this story today and will have a full report on CKWS News at 6.