Albertan executives and companies make the latest edition of PwC’s Up front magazine

PwC launched a national publication to share strategic insights on business leadership to Canadian executives. The twice-yearly magazine is called Up front and features articles on prominent industry leaders and success stories, focusing on innovation, trends and ideas related to running a business.

The online/mobile version (http://upfront.pwc.com) is updated on a regular basis with more news stories, providing a broader audience with timely and engaging content.

A sample of articles profiling Alberta projects, executives and companies is below.

Private Property

Private Property

Starting a company and growing it to the point where it becomes an attractive acquisition target for a larger company is a fairly typical strategy for entrepreneurs in the oil and gas industry. Dan Themig isn’t a typical entrepreneur. This article profiles the Calgary-based company, Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.

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Big Picture Thinking

Big Picture Thinking

Siemens Canada President and CEO Robert Hardt doesn't think in the short-term. Siemens innovation process involves looking decades ahead, and identifying what is necessary to address future issues. Hardt discusses how Siemens Canada is involved in Alberta’s oil sands.

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Fusing strategy

Fusing strategy

Rapid development of Alberta’s energy industry has attracted the attention of heavy equipment manufacturers from around the world. For Edmonton-based Weldco this attention has led to an influx of competitors from countries with lower tax rates and lower labour costs.

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Doing well by doing good

Doing well by doing good

Through the Urban Systems Foundation approximately three quarters of the staff are actively involved in giving back to the community, in their own back yard and around the world. Backyard projects support services for children and youth in Alberta and BC.

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