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To serve on minister's advisory board for small, medium business

The man behind LED Roadway Lighting's growth has been appointed to a federal advisory board for Trade Minister Ed Fast

Chuck Cartmill (right), president and CEO of Amherst’s LED Roadway Lighting, has been appointed to a national board for small and medium-sized businesses by International Trade Minister Ed Fast.

AMHERST – The president and CEO of LED Roadway Lighting has been appointed to Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Advisory Board by International Trade Minister Ed Fast.

Joining Cartmill on the board is Sheila Kehler of Manitoba, a part owner of CanAgro Exports Inc. That company distributes and supplies North American agriculture equipment through Canada and the United States.

Cartmill, a lifelong entrepreneur, grew LED Roadway from two employees to more than 100.

Appointments to the board are for three years. The board is comprised of 18 people who are private sector business owners involved in global commerce and represent various industrial sectors and regions of Canada.

The board provides advice and recommendations to the minister on trade priorities, policies, programs and government services.

It also informs the minister of challenges faced by small and medium-sized businesses in international markets.

 

Organizations: International Trade, CanAgro Exports Inc. That, North American

Geographic location: Canada, Manitoba, United States

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