HGB Welcomes Patrick Schmidt as new CEO

After an extensive search, the Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses is happy to announce that Patrick Schmidt has accepted the CEO position with HGB.

Patrick started on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Patrick comes from an extensive background, having worked for a number of organizations and companies. The strengths he brings to the job include corporate strategic and tactical planning, research and analytics, commercial and government negotiations, corporate development and leadership, and working with Indigenous government. He also has experience in strategic partnerships and joint ventures, business, corporate, and commercial development, and project management. He believes all of these skills will be of benefit to him in his new role with Huu-ay-aht.

Patrick has his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in history and political science from the University of British Columbia. He then went on to gain his Masters in Business Administration at McGill University.  He says most of the skills he brings to the CEO position were gained during his more than 20 years of experience in management positions.

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