Janet Carding Appointed Royal Ontario Museum’s New Director and CEO

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TORONTO.- Sal Badali, Chair of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Board of Trustees, announced today the appointment of Janet Carding as the new Director and CEO effective September 2010. Carding will be responsible for furthering the Museum’s mission, advocating for its ongoing public and private sector support, promoting its research, programs, and collections, and overseeing the management of the Museum’s operations, which include exhibitions, programs, education, visitor services, administration and facilities management. Carding is the first woman appointed to the position of ROM Director and CEO. Carding joins the ROM from the Australian Museum , Sydney , the country’s preeminent museum of nature and culture, where she has held the position of Assistant Director, Public Programs & Operations since 2004. In this role, Carding leads the Museum’s exhibitions, websites, and public