Goar Chosen to Head The Canyons

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SAM Magazine-Park City, Utah, Sept. 27, 2007-Michael Goar has been named managing director of The Canyons. He has 31 years of ski resort industry experience, most recently as executive vice president and general manager of Solitude Mountain Resort. Goar joined Solitude in 1981 and has held a variety of management positions; since 1991 he has been responsible for overall operations. 

"I am thrilled to welcome Mike to The Canyons. His long record of accomplishment at Solitude across operations, marketing and real estate development will serve him well in his new position," said B.J. Fair, president and CEO of American Skiing Company. Goar will assume his new duties at The Canyons Oct. 15 and will report directly to Fair.