Ian Jenkins joins the SilverStar Mountain Resort team as sales and marketing director. (Photo submitted)

SilverStar welcomes new face

Ian Jenkins joins the SilverStar Mountain Resort team as sales and marketing director

SilverStar Mountain Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Jenkins as the new Sales and Marketing Director, effective Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Jenkins will be joining SilverStar after working as the Director of International Sales and Marketing at the headquarters of Vail Resorts in Colorado. With vast experience in the ski industry, Jenkins has also held a number of different positions at Whistler/Blackcomb, predominantly in sales and marketing – leading high performing teams with great connections within the industry.

“It is my great pleasure to be joining the team at SilverStar Mountain Resort to help promote the fantastic resort and community,” says Jenkins. “With a new gondola, year-round activities, as well as an abundance of light dry snow, it has everything needed for a great mountain holiday.”

Related: Record snowfall year at SilverStar

Related: SilverStar officially opens Gondola

“We are excited to welcome Ian to be a part of our organization,” says Ken Derpak, Managing Director at SilverStar Mountain Resort. “Ian’s experience, knowledge and leadership will help strengthen our future as we head into our 61st year of operations.”

In the 2017/2018 ski season, the resort received close to 850cm of cumulative snowfall. The upcoming winter season is expected to begin between mid and late November 2018.


@VernonNews
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

IPE Parade draws near

Armstrong’s 120th Interior Provincial Exhibition starts next Wednesday, Aug. 28

Meet Vernon’s newest homeless outreach team

The Vernon Homeless Outreach Team makes its first formal appearance Aug. 28 at Upper Room Mission

Vernon Pizza Huts raise dough for diabetes research

Vernon Pizza Hut locations raised more than $3,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Downstairs renter of torched Vernon home a British Army veteran, new Canadian

Owen Wilson was just beginning to settle into life in Canada when the blaze occurred

Smiles all around at O’Keefe Ranch’s Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day took place Aug. 18. at the historic O’Keefe Ranch

VIDEO: B.C. Mountie killed by drunk driver honoured by memorial playground

Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground opens with ceremony in Langford

B.C. man who died after rescuing swimmer was known for helping others

Shaun Nugent described as a dad, a coach, a hero and ‘stand-up guy’ at celebration of life

B.C. RCMP plane chases fleeing helicopter as part of major cross-border drug bust

The helicopter eventually landed at a rural property near Chilliwack

PHOTOS: Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries

Racist confrontation in Richmond parking lot caught on camera

Woman can be heard yelling racial slurs, swear words at woman in apparent parking dispute

Okanagan Nation bringing overdose awareness to Syilx Okanagan communities

The Purple Ribbon Campaign for International Overdose Awareness Day is Aug. 28

Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify ‘fake news’ in election

The media literacy campaign to focus on identifying misinformation and suspicious sources online

Big rally in northern B.C. draws attention to continuing lumber crisis

Mayor Joan Atkinson says about 400 workers have been directly affected by the closure of the Canfor mill

Orangeville Northmen take Minto Cup at Langley Events Centre

Swept best-of-five series 3-0 over Victoria Shamrocks

Most Read