FirstOnSite Restoration appoints new President to continue business growth

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 2, 2015 /CNW/ - FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada's largest independent disaster restoration company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Sharp as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Sharp joins FirstOnSite from SNC-Lavalin Operations & Maintenance, Inc. ("O&M"), where he was most recently the Senior Vice President of Integrated Real Estate Solutions.

"Justin is a great fit for FirstOnSite," said Dave Demos, Chief Executive Officer, FirstOnSite. "Our success as the leading disaster restoration company stems from the caliber of our people. Justin's multi-faceted industry knowledge, operational expertise and proven leadership skills will help us enhance the quality of our service and deliver a superior customer experience while advancing our priorities – consistency, transparency and speed in disaster response." 

As President and COO, Mr. Sharp will be responsible for driving operational excellence as the company continues to strengthen and grow its business to meet the evolving needs of its commercial, industrial and residential customers.

"FirstOnSite has clearly established itself as a leader in this industry with a wide breadth and depth of capability, as well as the highest caliber of personnel," said Mr. Sharp. "I look forward to working with Dave Demos and the team as we grow our business and continue building our reputation for superior customer service."

Mr. Sharp has held a variety of operational and customer-facing roles of increasing seniority, both in Canada and overseas. In his most recent role at SNC-Lavalin Operations & Maintenance, Inc. ("O&M"), Mr. Sharp was responsible for driving growth and providing overall leadership and executive management for domestic and international businesses, including Real Estate Management Services, Project Delivery Solutions and Facilities Management Services.

Mr. Sharp completed his undergraduate studies at St. Francis Xavier University and holds a Master's Degree from the University of Toronto.

About FirstOnSite

FirstOnSite Restoration is the leading Canadian disaster restoration company, providing remediation, restoration and reconstruction services nationwide, and for the US large loss and commercial market. FirstOnSite's corporate structure is distinguished within the industry as it provides unequalled degrees of speed, scope and scale, including unmatched abilities to embrace innovations and technologies that help meet the unique needs of its customers. With over 1,100 employees, 35 locations, 24/7 emergency service and a commitment to customer service, FirstOnSite proudly serves the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. FirstOnSite has been a recipient of the Deloitte Best Managed Company award for the past three years, and is an approved vendor for many leading insurance companies and commercial clients. For more information visit: or call 1-877-778- 6731, and follow @firstonsite on Twitter at

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For further information: For media enquiries, contact: Colin Nekolaichuk, MAVERICK Inc., 416-640-5525 ext. 253,; Margo Malowney, FirstOnSite Restoration, 416-586-3799,

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