BUSINESS COUNCIL OF MANITOBA
behalf of the board, I would like to let you know that Jim Carr has submitted
his resignation to pursue other opportunities, effective Friday, January 31st.
has been our CEO since the council was formed in January 1998. Throughout this
time, the work of the Business Council of Manitoba has been very effective in
encouraging many diverse leaders to take our collective future more seriously
and seek to improve all measures of success for our Province.
are truly grateful to Jim for his leadership through this formative period of
the Business Council. Jim was able to
bring many parties together from various corners of government, business and
community interests to forge the development of ideas and action plans. Although patient in his approach, Jim always
helped set a resolute direction to be followed on each issue the Business
Council established as its priority.
leadership has been instrumental in leading our activities in areas such as our
increased focus on immigration over the last 15 years and our future attention
to improving the education of our youth throughout the Province.
will truly miss his enthusiastic concern for the important work of the Business
Council. We wish Jim well in all his
Jim will no longer be employed by the Business Council we will consult with him
on numerous transitional issues and projects over the coming weeks through a
A search committee chaired by Doug
Harvey (past chair of the board of directors) has been appointed. They will be assisted by a local search firm
to be chosen shortly in recruiting a new CEO for the Business Council.
Through this transition, the Board of
Directors and our Committee chairs will continue to direct the work of the
Business Council and speak on its behalf.
For more information and the position profile please follow the link below.