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FirstOnSite Restoration Appoints New Leadership to Victoria Branch

December 13, 2018   by FirstOnSite Restoration

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 13, 2018 /insPRESS/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has reinvigorated its leadership team in Victoria, British Columbia with the promotion of Jeremy Baker to Lead Project Manager and Acting Branch Manager in the Vancouver Island branch. Building upon FirstOnSite’s strong foundation in British Columbia, in this role Jeremy will oversee day-to-day branch operations, while leading the commercial and complex loss team operations.

“We are delighted that Jeremy has made the move to lead our Victoria team,” said Erik Hecht, Director of Operations – British Columbia. “Jeremy’s industry knowledge and dedication to providing the upmost best customer service will play a key role in strengthening the region’s success and continued growth.”

Jeremy brings more than 10 years of restoration and insurance industry experience to his new role as Lead Project Manager and Acting Branch Manager – Victoria branch. A dedicated team member, prior to relocating to Vancouver Island, Jeremy was a Project Manager with FirstOnSite’s Edmonton branch where he assisted in the successful opening of the branch and was involved in restoration operations during the devastating 2011 Slave Lake wildfire CAT. In addition to Jeremy’s specialization in fire and flood restoration, he is IICRC Certified, water and fire certified, fluent in Xactimate and has extensive experience providing strategic project planning and large loss project management.

FirstOnSite’s Victoria-based branch serves Victoria through to Nanaimo B.C.

About FirstOnSite Restoration

FirstOnSite Restoration Limited is the leading independent Canadian disaster restoration services provider, providing remediation, restoration and reconstruction services nationwide, and for the U.S. large loss and commercial market. With close to 1,000 employees, more than 35 locations, 24/7 emergency service and a commitment to customer service, FirstOnSite proudly serves the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

In May 2016, FirstOnSite joined forces with U.S.-based Interstate Restoration, expanding its resource base, and extending its customer service offering and collectively becoming the second largest restoration service provider in North America.

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Lyndsay Wallis
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