FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 27, 2017
The Board of Chief Isaac Group of companies, and its shareholder, the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Trust, are pleased to announce the appointment of McGarry Selbee to the position of CEO.
Mr. Selbee has extensive experience in business creation, leadership and management, spanning a variety of industries including Oil and Gas services, Industrial Electrical Construction, Water Treatment and several others. A successful entrepreneur with an MBA from Haskayne School of Business at University of Calgary, he brings a broad range of skills with emphasis on financial management, strategic planning and operational efficiency.
After establishing and selling a successful business in Vancouver BC, Mr. Selbee moved his family to Calgary, Alberta where he served on the executive leadership team of a national franchise business before leaving there to manage an Oil and Gas services firm. Mr. Selbee’s experience also includes consulting for an electrical company engaged in commercial and industrial projects in Alberta and BC, including contracts in the Alberta oil sands region. Most recently Mr. Selbee served as Western Canada Regional Manager for Kinetico Canada Inc.
“I am honoured to have this opportunity to apply my knowledge and experience to developing this business group for the benefit of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizens.” says Mr. Selbee.
The Board of Chief Isaac Group of companies looks forward to the steady leadership and business expertise that Mr. Selbee will bring to the company.
“We look forward to McGarry leading the Chief Isaac Group of companies. We believe he has the skill set and experience the Group needs at this time. This is an exciting time and is full of opportunity. The Board will be supporting McGarry 100% in his efforts to move the businesses forward and create value for the shareholder,” stated Gina Nagano and Norman Eady, Co-Chairs of the Chief Isaac Group of Companies.
Mr. Selbee will assume the role as of December 1st. 2017
About the Chief Isaac Group of Companies
Chief Isaac Group of Companies was established in 1984 to own and operate the business interests of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in. The Chief Isaac Group of Companies includes Chief Isaac Inc., Kluane Freight Lines Ltd., Han Construction Ltd., Mackenzie Petroleum Ltd., Tr’ondëk Heavy Equipment Ltd. and Chief Isaac Mechanical. The group of companies is active in the Dawson City area. Kluane Freight Lines Ltd. operates throughout Yukon and has an terminals in Edmonton and Whitehorse.
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