City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan
City of North Battleford announces new Economic Development Manager
Local resident Jan Swanson begins November 21, 2022
November 8th 2022

Following a lengthy selection process, the City of North Battleford is pleased to announce the
hiring of local community member Jan Swanson as their new Economic Development Manager.

Mr. Swanson has significant experience working within public and private sectors across
Canada – notably, as the Premier’s lead on a Business Centre Initiative in the Ukraine, and as
developer of a Provincial Business Succession/Transition Program and the Entrepreneurial
Development System.

Mr. Swanson holds a Bachelor of Administration from the University of
Regina and is a certified Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Master Consultant through
the University of Minnesota, along with numerous additional business & economic
development certifications.

Mr. Swanson specializes in economic development, business planning and consulting, project
management, strategic planning, corporate training, and business operations, a skillset City
Manager Randy Patrick says will work well in the scope of the new position.

“Jan’s new role as Economic Development Manager will make full use of Jan’s skills and experience while his
specialized area of expertise will contribute significantly to business attraction, retention, and expansion in the community. I am very pleased to welcome Jan to our team. I know his experience will contribute to the City’s success in achieving its strategic goals in the area of
economic development.”

Mr. Swanson begins his new role as Economic Development Manager on Monday, November 21, 2022. The City of North Battleford congratulates Mr. Swanson as the successful candidate and looks forward to having him join City Administration.

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For more information:
Candace Toma, Public Relations Coordinator
306-441-0713 | publicrelations@cityofnb.ca

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