Jim Orban, EMBA 1998, announced that he will be retiring from the Ottawa Citizen in August. Mr. Orban is an alumnus of the Telfer School of Management’s Executive MBA program as well as a recipient of the Trudeau Medal (2004) and the Dean’s Philos Award (2008).

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About Jim Orban

James Orban was appointed to the position of Publisher of the Ottawa Citizen in 2003. He was responsible for all the day-to-day business and editorial operations at the Citizen. Throughout his newspaper career Jim has been involved in many community and newspaper organizations. His current community activity include: University of Ottawa board of Governors, Sisters of Charity Health Services Foundation (Chair 2001-04), the Ottawa Partnership (TOP), the Ottawa Hospital (marketing and communications), University of Ottawa (external relations committee) and Telfer School of Management advisory board, the Ottawa Senators Foundation, Salvation Army advisory board, the Boys and Girls Club advisory board, Opera Lyra board of advisors, and the School of Dance Advisory Council.