MIAMI — Donna Hrinak is joining Royal Caribbean Group as senior VP of corporate affairs. Hrinak has served as a Boeing corporate VP and president of Boeing Canada, Latin America & Caribbean. She will lead Royal Caribbean’s government relations, communications and public relations functions.

BURNABY, BC — D-Wave Systems has named Allison Schwartz global government relations and public affairs leader. Schwartz most recently served as VP of government affairs at ANDE, where she worked to provide a better understanding of how rapid DNA analysis can prevent human trafficking and unite families.

LEAD, SD — M3 Strategies founder Mark Merchen has joined Dakota Territory Resource Corp. as director of government and public affairs. The South Dakota native brings a range of public and private partnership experience to the company, which acquires and develops gold mining properties in the state.