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FirstOnSite Restoration bolsters Large Loss team with addition of two industry veterans

June 5, 2018   by FirstOnSite Restoration

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MISSISSAUGA, June 5, 2018 /insPRESS/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has strengthened its Large Loss Unit with the addition of Geo Langlois as Large Loss Manager, Canada, and Kelly Langlois as Assistant Project Manager, Large Loss Canada.

Kelly Langlois

“Geo and Kelly will be key team members and reinforce our capability to handle restoration work of any size, scope or scale,” said Dave Demos, Chief Executive Officer, FirstOnSite Restoration. “Their industry experience, solid reputations and knowledge of the unique needs of commercial customers will add further breadth to FirstOnSite’s Large Loss Unit.”

With 33 years of collective experience, Geo and Kelly have mobilized and directed large loss work at most of the major disaster events across the country in recent years, including the 2016 Fort McMurray Wildfires, 2013 GTA flooding and the 2011 Goderich Tornado, as well as for countless individual commercial sites following mechanical, structural and natural disasters.

“One of FirstOnSite’s key assets is its ability to cohesively and powerfully mobilize on a moment’s notice to handle complex, enormous events,” said Geo and Kelly Langlois. “We are excited to have joined this first-rate team and in supporting customers and branches during those intense times of need.”

Geo Langlois

Geo and Kelly join FirstOnSite from Belfor Restoration. They will report to Billy Short II, EVP of Large Loss Operations, and will be based out of FirstOnSite’s Toronto office.


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 approximately 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.

For more information visit: or call 1.877.778. 6731, and follow @firstonsite on Twitter at


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