Commissionaires Great Lakes Announces Appointment of Key Senior Management Personnel

Commissionaires Great Lakes (Toronto) today named Carlos Espinosa as Director of Client Services and Tim Datchko as Area Manager.

Mr. Espinosa will direct and oversee contracts and commercial services with a focus on quality service delivery to clients. He brings 30 years of leadership, business and risk/security management experience to Commissionaires Great Lakes. He has extensive experience providing consulting support and investigations to diverse public institutions, private organizations and top Fortune 500 multinational organizations worldwide. Mr. Espinosa began his career as a Naval Intelligence Officer in Colombia, where he participated in Special Forces training and several military operations with international military forces.

Mr. Datchko previously spent 29 years as a senior officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, (CAF), and has prior security experience with Mississauga-based Hatch. While with the CAF, he was deployed on several international operations and conducted in-depth security assessments and physical reconnaissance activities.

“We welcome Carlos and Tim to the Commissionaires team and look forward to leveraging their experience and keen understanding of the security industry to ensure our continued delivery of high-quality customer service to our fast-growing business,” said Tom Prins, CEO, Commissionaires Great Lakes.



About Commissionaires

Commissionaires is Canada’s premier security provider and the largest private sector employer of Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP veterans. Founded on the core military values of dedication, responsibility and sense of mission, it employs 20,000 people from coast to coast to coast. It offers a wide range of security services including professional guarding, monitoring and surveillance, threat risk assessment, non-core policing, by-law enforcement, digital fingerprinting, criminal and employee background screening, investigations, and security training. The completely self-funding, not-for-profit organization generates more than $500M in annual revenue, of which approximately 95% is returned to its employees.  Its clients include a diverse range of public and private sector organizations.  


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Mandy Chepeka
Communications and Marketing
Commissionaires National Office
T 613 688 0714
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