Cable & Telecom

Fiona Gilfillan named executive director of telecommunications at CRTC

By Denis Carmel Starting Nov. 15, the CRTC will have a new head of telecommunications – Fiona Gilfillan. Until recently, Gilfillan was the assistant deputy minister at Innovation, Science, and Economic Development/Innovation Canada (ISED) where she was responsible for the management of spectrum, ICT and telecom security, the Communications Research Centre and telecom equipment standards and certification in the spectrum and telecommunications sector. In 2006, she was associate executive director of telecommunications at the CRTC, after which she left, according to her LinkedIn page, to take care of her kids between 2007 and 2009. She then spent 11 years at...