Tal Bevan is the new executive VP sales for Allstream. He had been president business operations for Group Telecom/360networks and is a former president of WorldCom Canada.  Peter Daniel will become executive VP communications for BCE and Bell Canada next month. He served in the federal public service for 20 years, including stints at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and NATO, and spent 15 years in television news. CGI Group Inc. has named Clarence Chandran as president of business process services and chair of the board for India. He was a senior executive with Nortel Networks Corp. for 16 years before retiring as COO two years ago (NL, May 22/01). James Parm has been appointed president/CEO of Stratos Global Corp. He had been president of Shell Offshore Service Co., purchased in 2000 by Stratos, a subsidiary of Aliant Inc.Shaw Communications Inc. has made several changes at the senior level. Mike Abram, the president of Shaw Ventures, is becoming president of Star Choice Communications. He has been with the company since 2000. Brad Shaw, senior VP operations for Star Choice, is the new senior VP operations for Shaw Cablesystems. The 18-year veteran of the Calgary firm replaces Bill MacDonald, who is retiring after spending 21 years with Shaw Communications. Nick Maddicks has been appointed European sales director for Sangoma Technologies Corp. of Markham ON. Maddicks, who will be based in Germany, has previously worked for such firms as SBE Inc., Performance Technologies Inc., Force Computers and National Semiconductor. Michael Hrybyk received the 2003 Builder’s Award at the Public Sector Information Technology Awards in British Columbia. He is the president/CEO of BCNet. Lorna Counsell of the Fraser Milner Casgrain law firm has registered as a lobbyist for Call-Net Enterprises Inc. She will handle general telecom policy and regulations, including LD, local competition and convergence. AT&T has hired André Albinati of the Earnscliffe Strategy Group as its lobbyist. He will be responsible for issues surrounding LD competition. Sprint Corp. has named Len Lauer as its president/COO. He will continue to serve as president of the wireless division of the American telco.3Com Corp. has chosen Neal Oristano as its VP sales, Americas. The veteran of AT&T Corp., Unisphere Networks Inc., and Lucent Technologies will be based in Marlborough MA and will be responsible for the sales organization in Canada, the United States and Latin America. Karen Evans is the new administrator of the Office of Electronic Government for the White House’s Office of Management and Budget. The former CIO for the Department of Energy replaces Mark Forman, who resigned in August because the job did not pay well enough.