A New Appointment to the Indigenous Works Board of Directors

SASKATOON, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Indigenous Works Co-Chairs Stephen Lindley, VP Aboriginal and Northern Affairs SNC Lavalin and Patricia Baxter, Indigenous Consultant, along with Indigenous Works President and CEO, Kelly Lendsay, are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Jack to the Indigenous Works Board of Directors.

Andrew Jack is the President of Willbros Canada. Willbros is a leader in Western Canada, providing construction, fabrication, and maintenance solutions to the energy and water industries. Andrew is an experienced executive with over 25 years at Senior Management level in the International Oil and Gas sector including General Management, Strategic and Commercial Business Development, Finance and Operations management. Starting with Deloitte (DH&S) Accountants, Andrew moved into the energy sector in 1990, and subsequently has worked internationally establishing and developing businesses globally.

"Andrew Jack is a welcomed addition to the Indigenous Works Board of Directors," says Indigenous Works Co-Chair Stephen Lindley. "Andrew will bring insight and energy to the work we do in supporting Indigenous corporate partnerships that will drive employment, business and community investments. Welcome Andrew!"   

Mr. Jack will join the ten-member Board of Directors who represent a variety of sectors from the corporate leadership circle, a group of over fifty corporate and Indigenous organizations. Indigenous Works has embarked on the largest study ever conducted on the state of Indigenous partnership in Canada with the report due in June 2017. Its Leadership Circle membership program is expanding to include a new program customized for employment equity firms to help them respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call for Action.

Indigenous Works was established in 1998 as the Aboriginal Human Resource Council. Over the past 19 years, Indigenous Works has built human resource strategies and inclusive workplaces, including the Inclusion Continuum, a 7-stage roadmap to becoming an employer and partner of choice for Indigenous people.

Indigenous Works is an ISO certified non-profit organization that helps leading Canadian companies, and Indigenous economic development corporations become employers-of-choice for Indigenous people and companies-of-choice for Indigenous partnership development. An overview of its advisory services and products is available at indigenousworks.ca.

SOURCE Indigenous Works

For further information: Harmony Redsky, Marketing & Communications Director at (807) 464-2929


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