KINGSTON, ON, Sept. 06, 2016 /CNW/ - Commissionaires Kingston today announced the appointments of Brigadier General (Retired) Michael R. Dabros, OMM CD, Colonel (Retired) Rickard Dickson CD, and Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Michael Moore CD, to its Board of Directors.
Brigadier General Dabros graduated from Carleton University (BSc), and from Royal Military College of Canada with a Masters in Defense Studies. In 1990, he was posted to National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa. He later was posted to Afghanistan as the Deputy Commander of the NATO Air Training Mission in Kabul. He received a US Bronze Star. Promoted to Brigadier General in 2010, he was later posted to London, UK as Commander of the Canadian Defence Liaison Staff responsible for primary liaison between Canadian Defence interests and the UK Defence structure.
Colon Dickson served more than 35 years with the Canadian Armed Forces. He graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada, the Canadian Army Command and Staff College, the US Army Command and General Staff College and the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies. He received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, a Masters of Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Military Arts and Science. His deployments included the high Arctic, Pakistan, Bosnia, Turkey and Afghanistan. He served three years as Director of the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers.
Lieutenant Colonel Moore graduated from the University of Waterloo, (BSc), MacMaster (MBA) and is Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a Logistics Officer with a finance specialty and held positions across the Canadian Armed Forces and NATO. His deployments included Bosnia, Belgium and The Netherlands.
"We are very pleased to welcome these three distinguished new members to the Commissionaires Kingston Division Board of Directors," said Colonel (Retired) Jim Holsworth, Chairman of the Board of Directors Commissionaires Kingston. "Their extensive military backgrounds will greatly help us attract and recruit veterans to our security business in support of our social mandate, as well as guide our Division in its business endeavours."
Commissionaires is Canada's premier security provider and the largest private sector employer of Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP veterans. Founded on the core military values of dedication, responsibility and sense of mission, it employs 21,000 people from coast to coast to coast. It offers a wide range of security services including professional guarding, monitoring and surveillance, threat risk assessment, non-core policing, by-law enforcement, digital fingerprinting, criminal and employee background screening, investigations, and security training. The completely self-funding, not-for-profit organization generates more than $500M in annual revenue, of which approximately 95% is returned to its employees. Its clients include a diverse range of public and private sector organizations.
For further information: To arrange for an interview, please contact: Mandy Chepeka, Communications and Marketing, Commissionaires National Office, T 613 688 0714, [email protected]