Ms. Nezhat Khosrowshahi appointed as a Trustee of the National Gallery of Canada’s Board of Trustees

Ottawa - May 23, 2013

Mr. Michael Tims, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Canada, is pleased to welcome Ms. Nezhat Khosrowshahi as a new member of the  Board of Trustees.  Ms. Khosrowshahi’s appointment was recently announced by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.  The Minister’s media release announcing this appointment may be accessed through this link:

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