PROGRESS INVESTIGATIONS is now CKR GLOBAL

Atlantic Canada's Premier PI joins Canada's largest Investigation firm

HALIFAX, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's largest and most comprehensive investigation and risk mitigation firm has exciting news!  Progress Investigations, Atlantic Canada's premier Investigation firm has joined the CKR Global group of companies augmenting the National footprint of over 23 offices coast to coast.

"It is very exciting to be joining the CKR Global team and bringing the diverse CKR services and expertise to our Atlantic Canada clients", said Glenn Spillett, the new Director Atlantic Region, from his Halifax office. "The full CKR Global suite of risk mitigation services will now be available through the local regional offices throughout Atlantic Canada.

"Glenn's excellent long standing reputation in our industry, and his commitment to quality and integrity make Progress a perfect fit for us", says Robert Burns, President and CEO. "CKR Global is the name that has become synonymous with quality service and expertise across Canada, within each of our service lines. The addition of the Atlantic Provinces infrastructure further enhances CKR's foothold as the largest investigation and Risk Mitigation Company nationally. Prior to bringing the two companies together formally we have enjoyed a strong working relationship."

"I have admired the professionalism and integrity of CKR Global and all the staff I have worked with on joint projects. I can now assist the local clients with all of their investigative needs across Canada under one united brand with a common methodology, IT infrastructure and uniform reporting and quality control" says Spillett.

CKR Global sprints ahead to become #26 on B.C.'s Fastest Growing Companies List.    Business in Vancouver magazine recently recognised CKR Global again this year, for it's 375% growth as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in 2012.  BIV recognizes companies in the province with the greatest percentage change in revenue over the past five fiscal years. Companies on the list represent a wide range of B.C.'s business community, everything from technology start-ups and service businesses to the largest mining and resource companies in the country.

ABOUT CKR GLOBAL

CKR Global is Canada's premier national provider of Risk Mitigation & Investigation Services. We provide innovative solutions that reduce risk, minimize loss, and increase human safety, enabling our clients to function at their fullest potential. Through our suite of services we enable our clients to enhance business performance and ensure operational continuity by providing the experts and the tools to manage all levels of risk.

Through our five CKR companies we address client needs across the entire risk continuum, with both proactive and reactive resources.

The CKR Global group of companies:

CKR Global Investigations - Canada's largest investigation firm with over 250 licensed staff and 23 offices across Canada.

CKR Global Risk Solutions - A unique suite of risk, security, and human safety services with international expertise, over 100 personnel and projects in 15+ countries.

CKR Global Safety & Rescue - ISO:9001 certified delivering leading edge safety and rescue training courses, consulting, equipment, and rescue standby services.

CKR Global HRservices - Provides accurate on-demand data to verify information to assist clients in making an informed hiring decision and managing employee concerns

CKR Global Labour Risk Management - Focusing on labour disputes, lockouts, and labour monitoring for many of Canada's largest union environments.

With over 500 subject matter experts in 23 offices across Canada, and strategic locations around the world, we offer expert support to Insurance, Government, Legal, and Corporate organizations  internationally.  CKR Global is there to protect our clients' business interests from all levels of risk, enabling our clients to perform at the top of their respective industries.

SOURCE: CKR Global

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