City of Nanaimo’s director of finances retires in June

NANAIMO – Brian Clemens, director of finance, latest among wave of retirements at City of Nanaimo.

The City of Nanaimo’s director of finance is set to retire this June.

The city has announced Brian Clemens, director of finance, will retire after 15 years at the helm of Nanaimo’s finance department and 27 years with the municipality.

Clemens is among a number of employees retiring from the city workforce.

In the first two months of 2014, 15 employees announced plans to retire, including 10 managers. In 2013 there were 21.

Terry Hartley, the city’s director of human resources and organizational planning, told the News Bulletin previously it’s demographics – baby boomers across the private and public sectors are eligible to retire and making their exits.

The search for a new director of finance will begin immediately, according to a city press release.