Government of Yukon



FOR RELEASE
August 18, 2015

Premier appoints Yukon Development Corporation president

WHITEHORSE—Premier Darrell Pasloski announced today the appointment of Justin Ferbey as president of the Yukon Development Corporation (YDC).

“Mr. Ferbey has shown strong leadership skills in his role as CEO of a Yukon-based economic development corporation and as the management head of a self-governing First Nation,” Pasloski said. “His extensive experience will be invaluable to the Yukon Development Corporation and to Yukon as a whole.”

Currently the CEO of the Carcross/Tagish Development and Management Corporation, Ferbey has served in a number of advisory positions throughout B.C. and Yukon in federal and self-governing First Nations governments. He has received numerous leadership and innovation awards, and has spent considerable time volunteering for local, national and international associations and boards.

Ferbey holds a bachelor of arts and science, a master of business and has obtained certifications in conflict resolution, commerce and management.

“I look forward to working with Mr. Ferbey in continuing to move forward on many important YDC initiatives,” Yukon Development Corporation chair Joanne Fairlie said. “Mr. Ferbey will bring valuable business planning, development and investment experience to the corporation.”

Ferbey will assume his new role in October, replacing acting YDC president George Ross.

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Contact:

Dan Macdonald
Cabinet Communications
867-393-6470
dan.macdonald@gov.yk.ca

Jim Connell
Public Service Commissioner
867-667-5252
jim.connell@gov.yk.ca


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