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Glen Clark biography

Glen Clark.
Glen Clark.

Glen Clark will be the third person interviewed in our Leadership Series – presented by Global News and CKNW.

Airs on BC1

  • Oct. 27 @ 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.
  • Oct. 28 @ 3:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 29 @ 11:30 a.m.

Airs on CKNW

  • Oct. 27 @ 1 p.m.
  • Oct. 28 @ 3 p.m.
  • Oct. 29 @ 3 p.m.

Glen Clark joined The Jim Pattison Group in 2001 as General Manager of the Pattison Sign Group responsible for British Columbia.  In 2002, he was promoted to Vice-President of the Pattison Sign Group for Western Canada and held this position until January 2004, when he joined The News Group as President for Canada. He currently serves as President for The News Group North America.

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In 2005, Glen was appointed Executive Vice-President of the Jim Pattison Group; in March 2011, was appointed President of the Jim Pattison Group and in 2017 President & Chief Operating Officer of The Jim Pattison Group.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for The Jim Pattison Group, Westshore Terminals and Canfor.

Prior to 2001, Glen Clark served as Premier of British Columbia from February 1996 to August 1999.  He was Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations from November 1991 to September 1993 and Minister of Employment and Investment from September 1993 until February 1996.

Glen was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1986 to represent the constituency of Vancouver-East.  In the 1991 and 1996 general elections, he was re-elected to represent the constituency of Vancouver-Kingsway.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and a Master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of British Columbia.

Glen and his wife Dale, have a son Reid, and a daughter Layne.