Gary Drummond, Founding Partner
Mr. Gary J. Drummond, Q.C. was a founding partner of IceArizona, the investment group that was formed to purchase the Arizona Coyotes in August of 2013. Mr. Drummond was appointed Director of Hockey Operations in September 2013 and in May 2016 was appointed President of Hockey Operations. He served until he and his original IceArizona partners sold the franchise for a considerable return on their original investment in June 2017. During Mr. Drummonds tenure, he was instrumental in appointing John Chayka as General Manager, the youngest GM in North American professional sports history.
Prior to his time with the Coyotes, he practiced corporate and commercial law in the Province of Saskatchewan, with emphasis on oil and gas, from 1973 to December 1990. He has served as Queen's Counsel since 1986. Mr. Drummond founded Direct Energy Marketing Limited, and served as Chief Executive Officer and President from 1991 to 2000. He has served or serves as a Director of several public corporations, such as Meliadine Holdings, Bonterra Energy Corp., Novitas Energy Ltd.,Dynamic Capital Canada Corp., Juno Capital Corp, Pine Cliff Energy, Crew Energy, Churchill Energy and private corporations. He has been a member of the Saskatchewan Law Society since May 1974. He holds a BA degree in Economics, as well as a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan.