Daniel MacInnis

Daniel MacInnis – A Well Known Businessman

Daniel Macinnis is an esteemed businessperson. Currently serving as chairman at Group Eleven Resources Corp and serving on the board for MAG Silver Corp respectively, Daniel brings with him extensive knowledge and expertise across multiple fields.

He is an inspiration to those he meets and his sense of humor and eagerness to assist others is unsurpassed.

Early Life and Education

Daniel MacInnis was born in 1902 at his birthplace of Toronto. He had four siblings – Allan Francis MacInnis being one of them – with whom he shared four siblings’ identities and four mothers’ maiden names. Daniel married Frances F MacInnis born 1905 as his marriage partner and had one daughter together with Allan Francis MacInnis in 1920 at their marriage place of Ontario, Canada.

Growing up in Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia he attended Bonny Eagle and Eastern Kentucky Universities’ high schools before playing junior hockey for Regina Pat Blues of Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League before being selected 15th overall by Calgary Flames for 1981 NHL Entry Draft.

MacInnis is blessed with two daughters, Joanne and Dianne of Raymond, N.H.; three grandchildren; two sisters (Constance from Waltham and Yolanda wife of Larry Young from Seaside) as well as seven nieces and nephews.

Professional Career

Daniel MacInnis was an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) professional hockey player known for his hard shots which once broke Bobby Orr’s record for hardest ever goal by a defenceman. Additionally, he won two OHL championships and one Memorial Cup championship while with the Kitchener Rangers.

Dan is the founder of MacInnis Marketing, an innovative and practical marketing agency for small to medium-sized businesses. His experience includes working at top companies like Hewlett-Packard and Delfin Property Group; with him comes an unrivaled combination of customer empathy and insight that sets his work apart.

He serves on the boards of Group Eleven Resources Corp and MAG Silver Corporation as well as acting as director at Sargold Resources Ltd, the company he established.

Achievement and Honors

MacInnis is a physician, scientist, and author who has led multiple major expeditions. He is an honorary member of the US Navy Explorers Club and collaborated with James Cameron on his DeepSea Challenge project; additionally he was part of the team that built the first polar underwater station.

As of 2007, he is a member of both the NHL Hall of Fame and Canada Hockey Hall of Fame. Additionally, St. Louis Blues retired his number 2 jersey.

He is survived by his wife, son Dominic, parents and sisters. A memorial service will take place April 21, 2018 at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY Funeral Homes and Cremation Services – Route 6, Brackley PEI; donations may also be made in lieu of flowers to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Personal Life

Daniel MacInnis is an independent director at MAG Silver with total compensation totaling CAD$225,625, making his salary one of the highest among his colleagues. Additionally, he founded and is President of MacXplore Consulting Services Ltd.

He is survived by his wife and son, Dominic Joseph. Additionally, his parents, sisters and other relatives will miss his presence greatly. All who knew him will miss him deeply.

Robert Bishop of Island County Coroner Services says he is delighted that Petty Officer Second Class Daniel Joseph MacInnis’ remains have been identified and placed with their proper burial. They were discovered November 7, 1996 when a mushroom hunter found skull fragments among scattered bones while mushroom hunting, prompting further investigations by an Island County forensic specialist who has since worked the case.

Net Worth

MacInnis excelled in two sports at Norwich: four seasons on the men’s hockey team and two years on football. He earned All-East Small College Hockey First Team honors as well as membership on NU Corps of Cadets Honor Committee.

After retiring from professional hockey, MacInnis spent four decades in the tile and stone industries and earned recognition for sales achievement. His blended family includes eight children and 14 grandchildren – seven of which play hockey!

He currently holds an independent director position with MAG Silver Corp. and earns $225,625, in addition to being on the boards of directors at Balmoral Resources Inc. and MAX Resources Corp. He formerly held these roles at Group Eleven Resources Corp.

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