After serving as Minister of four key portfolios, Liepert to provide
strategic advice to Alberta businesses
EDMONTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian Strategy Group is proud to announce that Ron Liepert, former
Alberta Minister of Education, Health & Wellness, Energy and Finance,
is joining the firm as Senior Advisor.
"Canadian Strategy Group is always working to provide our clients with
increased levels of support in issues management and strategic
planning," said Michael Lohner, Principal of Canadian Strategy Group.
Fellow Principal, Hal Danchilla adds "Ron brings a wealth of knowledge
of how to navigate clients through challenging issues. His experience
as Minister of Energy and Minister of Finance gives him a perspective
that is unmatched in the Alberta consulting field."
As Senior Advisor with Canadian Strategy Group, Mr. Liepert will provide
client counsel to companies and organizations that are seeking
effective communication models and strategic advice. Based out of the
firm's new Calgary office, he will provide counsel to both the firm and
directly to clients.
"The eight years serving Albertans has provided me with a unique
perspective. This experience, combined with a previous career in the
private sector, will prove beneficial to our clients," said Mr.
Liepert. "I'm excited to join Canadian Strategy Group and provide our
clients and the team with the expertise I have acquired through my
career thus far."
Mr. Liepert served as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
for the riding of Calgary-West from 2004 to 2012. He served as Minister
of Education, Minister of Health and Wellness, Minister of Energy and
Minister of Finance during his time in government. Prior to his time as
an elected official, he worked for Telus and was involved in the
company's purchase of ED TEL and merger with BC TEL. He also operated a
Calgary-based public relations consulting firm. His interest in
politics was intensified with his appointment by Premier Lougheed to
serve as his Press Secretary in the early eighties. To view his
complete biography, please visit www.canadianstrategygroup.com.
Canadian Strategy Group provides clients with insight into government -
to assist with opportunity identification, strategy development and the
implementation and execution of action plans. Their team of
professionals in Alberta and British Columbia work with clients to
achieve their government relations, regulatory affairs, strategic
planning and issues management, and public affairs objectives.
SOURCE: Canadian Strategy Group