Former B.C. premier Glen Clark just lately departed as second-in-command on the Jim Pattison Group. | Wikimedia Commons
Former B.C. premier Glen Clark has been employed by Rogers Communications Inc. as its senior advisor (B.C.).
Clark, who just lately left because the second-in-command on the Jim Pattison Group after 20 years, will report back to Navdeep Bains, the previous federal Liberal cupboard minister employed earlier this yr as Rogers’ chief company affairs officer.
Following its $26-billion buy of Shaw Communications Inc., Rogers is spending $3 billion in B.C. and including 1,200 jobs within the subsequent 5 years. It can add 25 communities to its 5G service, bringing the full to 140, and make investments $500 million to develop connectivity in rural and distant areas and Indigenous communities.
“Rogers is making large investments in B.C. and as somebody who loves constructing, I’m thrilled to be working with Navdeep and the B.C. group,” Clark mentioned in a press release.
Bains mentioned Clark has “deep roots within the enterprise neighborhood and profound dedication of communities throughout the province.”
Clark, 65, was the NDP premier in British Columbia from 1996 to 1999.