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W Booth Professor earns Chartered Manager status July 12, 2018

Allan MacKenzie has been awarded with his Chartered Manager status by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

MacKenzie has been a faculty member at the W. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology since 2009 and served as the first Management Chair for the Bachelor of Technology Program from 2012-2017. He has also contributed to student life on campus as a Senior Faculty Advisor for Enactus McMaster, a student organization that focuses on entrepreneurship for positive social change. As a result of his efforts, he became a John Dobson Enactus Fellow.

For over twenty five years, MacKenzie has been a development educator and practitioner specializing in emergent talent management. He was also aManaging Director for a consulting firm, Vice President of Operations and worked intalent management for retail and tourism. Allan has also worked with leading organizations in a variety of industries such as Xerox Canada, BlackBerry, Hydro One, Petro-Canada, Sportcheck and Mountain Equipment Coop.

CMI’s CEO Ann Francke said, “CMI is delighted to award Allan MacKenzie the highest international professionalstatus, Chartered Manager. Raising the quality of management skills is essential to the wellbeing and productivity of the workforces within the UK and worldwide. Professionally trained and experienced managers such as Allan MacKenzie improve business performance and operations across global enterprises.”

MacKenzie’s new accreditation allows managers to lead better global organizations. CMI’s 2015 Mapping Management Excellence research show that Chartered Managers provide value to organizations by developing new products, services and reducing operational inefficiencies as they improve employee well-being and engagement.