National Gallery of Canada Appoints Angela Cassie as Interim Director and CEO

OTTAWA – Angela Cassie will serve as Interim Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada.

A press release from the gallery states that Cassie will start work on July 10.

She succeeds Sasha Suda, who has been at the helm of the gallery for three years, but is leaving for the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Cassie was previously the gallery’s chief strategy and inclusion officer.

The press release states that she will continue to implement the gallery’s strategic plan that she helped develop.

Before joining the National Gallery in January 2021, Cassie climbed the ladder of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on June 20, 2022.