CMIF welcomes Anna Hogarth as Communications Manager
Brian Affouan, Communications Specialist, Recent Graduate, Career in Marine
The Canadian Marine Industry Foundation (“CMIF”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Hogarth as its new Communications Manager.

Anna is a passionate storyteller and communications and marketing professional with experience in the tech, music, and wellness industries.

Prior to joining the CMIF, she held multiple roles at Ipnos, the company behind BetterSleep, the world's #1 sleep app. There, she built the company's Public Relations and Communications department and developed partnerships with influencers, clinicians, and multinational businesses such as Amazon.

Anna has a B.A. in Spanish Studies from Dalhousie University and a Graduate Diploma in Communications and Public Relations Management from McGill University. Based in Montreal, she is fluent in English, French and Spanish.


In her role as Communications Manager, Anna will lead the development, creation and execution of the Foundation’s communications campaigns and activities, including devising annual communications plans that support the organization’s overall objectives and deliver measurable results.

Anna is a health and wellness advocate intent on using her skills to contribute to a healthier, happier, and more just world. In her spare time, she is a trained yoga instructor, a novice sewer, and a travel enthusiast!


"I’m thrilled to join the CMIF! I look forward to meeting the people who make marine great and building a strong and sustainable workforce for this essential industry." – Anna Hogarth


Anna officially joins the CMIF on September 26th, 2022 and can be reached at anna.hogarth@cmif-fimc.ca.

About the Canadian Marine Industry Foundation

The Canadian Marine Industry Foundation (CMIF) brings together private sector employers, unions, educational institutions, as well as key public sector partners with maritime responsibilities, to jointly promote careers in Canada’s marine sector. Through its Imagine Marine campaign, the CMIF is reaching out to deliver the message of job opportunities in the marine sector - – both seagoing and shore-based - for young people, second career seekers, new citizens and equity-deserving groups.