Invest Alberta Appoints New Chief Executive Officer


EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors for Invest Alberta, a Crown corporation dedicated to attracting investment and supporting trade, is pleased to announce Rick Christiaanse as its next Chief Executive Officer effective October 25, 2021.

Rick is a seasoned senior executive in the corporate, public, and not-for-profit sectors and brings decades of senior business leadership experience driving growth and completing multi-million-dollar investments globally. He offers a breadth of knowledge extending from the high-tech ecosystem for both start-ups and billion-dollar enterprises to working hand-in-glove with governments and not-for-profit organizations. A highly effective commercial tactician, Rick is adept at driving brand equity, operational results, and shareholder value in competitive markets.

“We are delighted to find someone with Rick's investment and business experience. His understanding of international business and competitive markets, matched with his experience on …

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