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David Ekstrand

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David Ekstrand

David Ekstrand

Vice President of Business Sales and Solutions

David Ekstrand leads the SaskTel team responsible for sales, marketing, and operations for SaskTel’s business market. These services are delivered and assured by David’s team of qualified and experienced communications and IT professionals on Saskatchewan’s most advanced networks, and hosted in advanced data centres—designed, built, and operated by SaskTel.

A recognized industry leader, he has more than 25 years of management and leadership experience across Canada and in the U.S. David’s experience spans sales and operational roles, including roles at CompuCom and Rogers. His passion for excellence and pursuit of the best customer experience possible has rewarded him with a strong following of associates and customers during his career. With infectious high energy, he has the edge to make tough decisions when necessary and a strong will that drives their execution. David is a caring member of the business community and a true, trusted advisor to many.

David also serves as the President and CEO of Directwest and is responsible for setting the strategic direction that secures Directwest as a leading digital marketing services company.

David and his partner Leanne reside just outside of Saskatoon and have four grown children.