The Canadian Consulate General, Atlanta, announced that Marc-AndrŽ Brault will arrive in Atlanta in September to assume his responsibilities as Consul General of Canada.

      Mr. Brault will oversee Canadian Government interest in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

      A career foreign service officer, Mr. Brault most recently held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister, Asia Pacific and Africa, in Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Since joining the Canadian Government in 1966, he has held a succession of positions in Ottawa and postings abroad, including Tel Aviv, Johannesburg, Paris and Washington, D.C.   From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Brault served as Ambassador to Egypt, and, from 1993 to 1995, he was Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa.

Mr. Brault holds degrees from UniversitŽ Laval (BA 1963; LLL, 1966).  He and his wife DaniŽle Lemieux have two children.

      He succeeds Allan J. Steward, who will depart Atlanta later this month for his new appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Venezuela and the Dominican Republic.

For more information contact Mary Jane King at the Canadian Consulate General in Atlanta, 404-532-2032.