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Michele Saran Departs Tourism Nova Scotia

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Effective Friday, April 30, Michele Saran completed her five-year contract as CEO of Tourism Nova Scotia and has chosen not to renew for another term.  
“Nova Scotia’s tourism industry made tremendous strides while Michele was CEO,” said Tourism Nova Scotia board chair Irene d’Entremont. “She leaves the organization in a strong place, and we thank her for her leadership and commitment.”
Darlene MacDonald, who currently holds the position of Director of Sector Development has been appointed Acting CEO while the board determines next steps around CEO recruitment. Darlene has more than 25 years of experience working in the tourism industry and is well-positioned to move the organization forward during this time of transition.