Diplomatic Appointment

June 12, 2012 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced the following diplomatic appointment:

Marcy Grossman becomes Consul General in Denver, United States of America.

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A biographical note on the appointee follows.

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Biographical Note

Marcy Grossman (BA [Psychology], Carleton University, 1987; MA [Psychology], Carleton University, 1990) has held management positions in several federal government institutions, including Industry Canada (2001), the Canadian Centre for Management Development (1999 to 2001) and the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (1998 to 1999). Between 1990 and 1998, she served in various capacities within the Correctional Service of Canada. She joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2001 as a senior account executive for Investment Partnerships Canada. She has since served abroad as the senior trade commissioner at the Consulate General of Canada in Dallas from 2002 to 2005 and as Canada’s consul general in Miami from 2005 to 2009. Most recently, she served as deputy consul general and senior trade commissioner at the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles. She is married to Michael Kofsky, and they have two sons, Matthew and Max. Ms. Grossman succeeds Dale Eisler.