VICTORIA, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. is
pleased to announce that Jane M. Bird and John A. Horning have been
appointed to its Board of Directors effective April 1, 2013.
Ms. Bird brings a wide range of business skills to the Board as CEO of
Columbia Power Corporation. Ms. Bird was previously CEO of Canada Line
Rapid Transit Inc. Ms. Bird is a lawyer. Prior to her work in
transportation, she was partner in a private practice specializing in
corporate, commercial and real estate law. Ms. Bird also presently
serves on the Boards of Global Container Terminals Inc. and the Simon
Fraser University Community Corporation.
Mr. Horning offers an extensive business background as Senior Vice
President and CFO of International Forest Products Ltd. and Chairman,
President and CEO of Seaboard International Shipping Ltd. Mr. Horning
previously held the position of President and CEO of Pacific Coach
Lines Ltd. Mr. Horning is a Chartered Accountant. He also serves on
the Boards of the B.C. Pavilion Corporation and the David Spencer
Endowment Encouragement Foundation.
In making the announcement, Board Chair Donald P. Hayes said that he
welcomes Ms. Bird and Mr. Horning and the wealth of experience and
knowledge that they bring to the Board. He commented that with the
terms of Directors Holly A. Haston-Grant and Wayne H. Stoilen expiring
in June of this year, the addition now of two such highly qualified
Directors will ensure continuity of strong membership and solid Board
performance. Mr. Hayes acknowledged the contributions made by outgoing
Directors Haston-Grant and Stoilen and thanked them for their
commitment and valuable service to the company.
SOURCE: British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
For further information:
BC Ferries, Media Relations
Victoria: (250) 978-1267