Akhil Bhandari has been appointed Chief Information Officer of engine manufacturer and services company Pratt & Whitney Canada. He will be located in Longueuil, Quebec. Mr. Bhandari was Vice President IT & CIO for CCL Industries Inc., Toronto, a position he held for the past five and a half years.

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