September 11th, 2020
For Immediate Release
Saint John, NB – Bob Ferguson appointed CEO effective September 20, 2020; interim CEO Brad White to reassume position on the Board of Governors.
The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island Division (CCCNBPEI) today announced that its Board of Governors has appointed Bob Ferguson as Chief Executive Officer.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Bob Ferguson’s caliber and experience come on board to lead,” said White. “To propel the Corps forward we need renewed leadership to successfully implement our strategy and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead. Ferguson is a customer experience and service-delivery visionary with a proven track record of execution and growth. He is a superb communicator who is laser-focused on customer value and possesses deep executive leadership capabilities”.
Ferguson said, “I am honored and excited to lead The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires at such a pivotal time. I believe the potential of the CCCNBPEI is expansive while staying true to its mission to provide meaningful employment to former military and RCMP. It is an honour to lead such an organization with this mission.“
Speaking on behalf of the board, its Chair, Murratte Graves, said, “We very much appreciate Brad’s stepping in as interim CEO while we searched for our next leader. The board believes that with the appointment of Ferguson, the Corps of Commissionaires now has the leader with the attributes needed to successfully execute on the company’s strategy. Bob Ferguson has the necessary vision and strategic, operational & leadership abilities to drive the organization’s future success.”
Commissionaires is Canada’s largest private sector employer of veterans and the only national not-for-profit security company whose mandate is to provide meaningful work to ex-military personnel, while providing our clients with quality service at competitive rates.
The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires was founded in 1925, specifically to employ Canadian veterans of the First World War.
Initially providing guarding services, over the years Commissionaires has expanded to offer a broader range of services catering to the evolving needs of clients, and the advanced skills of our employees.
Today, Commissionaires employs 24,000 men and women of all ages and walks of life who serve in 1,200 communities across the country. Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP account for 5,000 of our employees, and serve at all levels of the organization, from security guard to CEO.
Name: Bob Ferguson
Organization: The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island
HQ Address: 160 Mark Drive, Saint John, NB E2J 4H5