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The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism has a new director, effective August 1st. Anthony Mansour, the successful candidate, comes to the CCE from an extensive background in management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Québec; an MBA from Southeastern University in Washington, DC; and a certificate in Orthodox theology from the Université de Sherbrooke in Longueuil, Québec. He has also served for 11 years as a reserve officer with the Canadian Air Force and holds both Canadian and US pilot licenses. He has two children, Brent (12) and Elizabeth (10). A member of the Orthodox Church in America, he serves as sub-deacon at The Sign of the Theotokos, an OCA parish in Montréal. He is fluent in both English and French.

In announcing the appointment, Jean-Louis D’Aragon, s.j., chairperson of the board stated: “Anthony Mansour brings strong organizational and communication skills, coupled with his many years of community service.” During ten years with General Electric, Mansour served in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as Senior Manager with responsibility for the Middle East and North Africa.

The Board of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism has issued the following press release to announce the appointment.


The Board of Directors of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl Anthony Mansour (age 45) as its new Executive Director.

“Anthony Mansour brings strong organizational and communication skills, coupled with his many years of community service,” says Jean-Louis D’Aragon, s.j., Chairperson of the Board.

Mansour has held leadership roles in both business and community service organizations. Always oriented to local community involvement, Mansour has participated in causes such as organizing food-drives for local food banks, fund-raising for cerebral palsy and motivating volunteers to contribute their time and energy in helping others. He has frequently accepted public speaking engagements from diverse religious groups.

Mansour is equipped with a strong business background including ten years with the General Electric Company. Starting with GE in Montreal, he was transferred to the division’s GE Information Services head office in Rockville, MD, and was quickly given greater management responsibilities. He led teams that increased quality and customer satisfaction for global clients such as Rubbermaid, Kodak and American Express. After completing his MBA, GE promoted him to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as Senior Manager with responsibility for the Middle East and North Africa. In addition to leading GE’s Six Sigma Quality initiatives he started and led an e-commerce consulting group. He received six GE Management Awards, including one for his outstanding service to the community. Before coming to the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism, Mansour held other management positions with technology companies.

Anthony Mansour also served for 11 years as a reserve officer, Captain, with the Canadian Air Force and holds both Canadian and US pilot licenses. He has two children, Brent (12) and Elizabeth (10). An Orthodox Christian, he serves as sub-deacon at The Sign of the Theotokos, a parish of the Orthodox Church in America. He is fluent in English and French.

Mansour received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from Bishop’s University (Lennoxville, QC), a Master of Business Administration in International Management from Southeastern University (Washington, DC), and a Certificate in Orthodox Theology from Université de Sherbrooke (Longueuil, QC).

About the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism

Founded in 1963, the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism facilitates understanding and collaboration among believers of various Christian traditions and world religions: through education, dialogue, and spiritual initiatives such as the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Its quarterly periodical Ecumenism is received in 40 countries and the Centre maintains a specialized 9,000-volume library accessible to the public.

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For further information:

The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism
2065 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, QC
CANADA H3H 1G6
Tel: 514-937-9176, Fax: 514-937-4986, Email:

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