Moose Jaw Regina Industrial Corridor announces President
August 5, 2014 – The Moose Jaw Regina Industrial Corridor is pleased to announce that Judie Dyck, PAg has joined the organization as President and CEO effective July 25, 2014.
“The Moose Jaw Regina Industrial Corridor is very pleased to have Judie Dyck join the organization, said Dale Heenan, Chair of the Corridor. “Judie has been a champion of industry in Saskatchewan and we are confident that she will bring the energy and dedication to promote economic development and advance the interests of the Corridor.”
Judie brings a wealth of knowledge in the agriculture industry and has helped advance other sectors in the province including the energy sector. She is well known for her work with the canola and biofuel industry both provincially and nationally. Judie also has international experience in marketing through the private sector as well as her role as the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Saskatchewan. Judie is looking forward to joining the team, saying, “The Saskatchewan economy is robust and the opportunity to advance the Moose Jaw Regina Industrial Corridor is very exciting, challenging and timely.”
Eight municipalities have been working together since 2009 to support sustained economic development in the Moose Jaw Regina Industrial Corridor, including the cities of Moose Jaw and Regina, the towns of Pense and Grand Coulee, the village of Belle Plaine and the rural municipalities of Sherwood, No. 159; Pense, No. 160 and Moose Jaw, No. 161. The organization is promoting and fostering long range planning for industrial development.
The Corridor is home to 24 per cent of the province’s population and generates approximately 20 per cent of Saskatchewan’s GDP. It is a prime industrial and transportation hub, featuring a major highway, Regina International Airport and Moose Jaw Municipal Airport, and rail links to the east and west, as well as north and south into the United States. Centrally located within the Corridor is the Belle Plaine Industrial development which is home to international giants such as the Mosaic Potash mine, Terra Grains, Yara Fertilizer, Alpine Foods, Canadian Salts and most recently K+S Potash Canada.
The organization’s new President and CEO will be working to create an investment friendly climate and provide one stop shopping for companies looking to locate in the Corridor. For more information please refer to the Corridor’s website www.moosejaw-reginacorridor.com, or contact Dale Heenan, Chair or Judie Dyck, President and CEO.
Dale Heenan, Chair
Cell: (306) 539-8590
Judie Dyck, PAg, President and CEO
Cell: (306) 221-6954