President and CEO – Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA)
ZANE HANSEN of the Waterhen Lake First Nation is President and CEO of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA). Since 2007, Zane has been leading this dynamic organization that operates modern casinos in Saskatchewan. This progressive First Nations entertainment company has become a top 15 employer in Saskatchewan, a top 35 business in the province and was recognized as the 2007 Business of the Year by Sask Business Magazine and Tourism Saskatchewan. Originally hired as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration at SIGA in 2005, Mr. Hansen was previously employed by the Meadow Lake Tribal Council as the Director of Finance and Administration. Mr. Hansen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan, and has CPA, CMA, CAFM and Chartered Director designations.