Kicking Horse Taps Steve Paccagnan as President and GM
SAM Magazine-Golden, B.C., Jan. 4, 2007-Steve Paccagnan will replace Arijann van Vuure as president and general manager of Kicking Horse.
Paccagnan, an experienced industry veteran, started his career in 1986 at Panorama Mountain Resort. In 1999, he became GM of Mont Ste. Marie in Quebec. When Intrawest sold Mont Ste. Marie in 2002, Paccagnan returned to Panorama as lodging director and then moved to Colorado. He is a graduate of the Ski Area Management program at Selkirk College and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Athabasca University in Edmonton, Alberta.
On the board of Kicking Horse Management Ltd., Ruud Jacobs, board member of Ballast Nedam, replaces Arie Kok, who has stepped down as chairman. \