Adam Joon has been appointed as Grimsby’s new Economic Development Officer. The town decided to expedite the hiring process fort he role in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to hire Joon ends the lengthy hiring process that began in April 2020.
Joon’s first task will be to develop a plan for business growth and expansion from Grimsby to Niagara through Hamilton.
He brings extensive experience to the job. He has an MBA and Bachelor’s degree in political science and has almost 20 years of experience in business development.
Joon served on the Niagara Region Economic Development Team, he worked in advisory services with the Business Development Bank of Canada’s (BDC), and in business development for Ipsos, Reid.
He will start in the new Grimsby role July 27.