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CityWest appoints Don Holkestad to Board of Directors

Posted: October 25, 2017

PRINCE RUPERT – CityWest is pleased to announce that Don Holkestad has joined the Board of Directors, effective October 16, 2017.

Holkestad served as CEO of CityWest for 37 years, before his retirement in December 2016. Before taking on the role of CEO, he worked as a telephone installer, Central Office Technician, Operations Manager, and Telephony Director.

“Don was instrumental in pursuing the operational goals of the company during his four-year term as CEO,” said Bob Long, Chair of the CityWest Board. “He brings a great deal of technological expertise to the Board table, and I look forward to some invigorating and interesting discussions as we guide the company into the future.”

The CityWest Board of Directors is composed of six members, who are appointed by the company’s sole shareholder, the City of Prince Rupert. For more information on the Board, please click here.

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