MacDonald has more than 35 years' of both public and private sector experience, ranging from international roles within the Parliament of Canada to serving on the boards of numerous publicly listed resource companies.
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''Mr. MacDonald's appointment to MGXR's board of directors comes at an exciting time, ''said MGXR President and CEO Jared Lazerson. ''As we begin rolling out our new lineup of zinc-battery modular storage systems and file the public listing for MGXR, Mr. MacDonald's vision, experience, and vast global network will be crucial in the sales and energy arbitrage opportunities based on the MGXR product line."
From 1988 to 1997, he was the Member of Parliament for Halifax, Nova Scotia and was appointed by the Prime Minister of Canada as Parliamentary Secretary of International Trade.
He has also been a contributor to the EU Commission Framework 7 policy paper on ''Scarcity of Strategic Minerals'' and a presenter at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia on strategic minerals needed to support the renewable energy and storage industries.
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