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FirstOnSite Appoints Robert Parizeau to Director of Technical Resources

September 22, 2009   by FirstOnSite Restoration L.P.

Toronto, September, 2009 FirstOnSite Restoration L.P. announced today that it has appointed Robert Parizeau as Director of Technical Resources.

Reporting directly to the Vice President of National Operations and working from FirstOnSites head office in Toronto, Roberts key focus will entail standardizing and maintaining consistent operating procedures in the field across all FirstOnSite locations in Canada. His extensive background and technical expertise in many areas of restoration operations, focused primarily around IICRC Standards as well as the environmental sector, will undoubtedly prove invaluable.

Robert attained his technical expertise during his tenure at FirstOnSite Northern Ontario Region (formerly Airkem) working out of the North Bay office from 2003 until present day. He was introduced to the restoration industry in his role as the Business Development Manager for one of the restoration industrys business networks from 1998 to 2003.

Jay Boyer, Vice President of National Operations stated, Adding Robert to the FirstOnSite Corporate Team allows us to optimize our development of field expertise, setting us apart from our competition, as well as providing a reliable, consistent delivery of service in each of FirstOnSites 42 branches.

In addition to Mr. Parizeaus operational responsibilities, he will also spearhead the development and implementation of FirstInEducation, an external training program that FirstOnSite provides to it various customers, allowing participants to attain industry education credits.

Our ability to deliver a consistent and accredited education program to our customers from coast to coast, by the community based locations exemplifies the added value of FirstOnSite, said Ken Zardo, Vice President National Sales and Marketing.

FirstOnSite Restoration L.P. is a full restoration provider with expertise in water losses, document recovery services, wind damage, fire and smoke damage, sewer back up, hurricane and tornado restorations, odour control, contents handling, drying, electronic repairs, mould remediation, asbestos remediation, petroleum spills, infection control and general contracting. FirstOnSite is Canadas only national disaster restoration business, with more than 1200 direct employees in 42 cities and towns across the country.

FirstOnSite Restoration L.P. is majorityowned by TorQuest Partners Inc. of Toronto.

For more Information, please contact

Jay Boyer
Vice President of National Operations
FirstOnSite Restoration LP

Ken Zardo
Vice President National Sales and Marketing
FirstOnSite Restoration LP
Tel: (416) 5863789

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