Finance Minister Tom Osborne announced that Sharon Sparkes has been appointed interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation.
Sparkes replaces Stephen Winter as President and Chief Executive Officer of the NLC.
Osborne acknowledged and thanked Winter on behalf of the province for his 14 years of service to the NLC.
The Independent Appointments Commission will be engaged to fill the role of President and CEO for the NLC on a permanent basis and will use the merit-based appointment process.
Newfoundland and Labrador is the first Canadian province to establish a legislated merit-based appointment process. The IAC is actively recruiting for a number of positions now listed online through the IAC website.