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Blog/ DKI Canada Appoints Chris Schmidt to the Position of CEO June 8, 2016

DKI Canada Appoints Chris Schmidt to the Position of CEO

DKI Canada Ltd announces a new leadership appointment that will further its development and expansion.

“The handover and smooth transition from Ken Tucker to Chris Schmidt, comes at an important stage in DKI Canada’s development,” stated Dany Roy, Chairman of the DKI Canada Board. “Ken’s tenure left a strong legacy during a critical time for the company, with a far-reaching transformation that changed the face of the executive team, repositioned the company strategically, as well as turned the information management and compliance system into a benchmark for the industry. On behalf of the Board, I thank Ken for his leadership and tireless dedication. He will remain as an advisor to the Board and CEO.”

“Chris’s appointment to CEO comes as we embark on the next stage of the company’s evolution. Over the past four years, he led the company’s growth and expansion extending DKI’s reach to almost 80 locations servicing all provinces across the country. The Board is thrilled to have a leader of his caliber with deep management and execution experience to lead the company.”

“I leave the company in the very capable hands of Chris ” stated Ken Tucker. “He has been a key pillar of DKI Canada’s transformation to date and has shown the superior leadership skills and industry expertise that will propel DKI Canada forward in the future. I would like to thank all our member locations across the country for their unwavering dedication, passion and expertise they show every day servicing our clients and communities around the country.”

Mr. Schmidt has over 15 years of insurance claims and restoration industry experience.
Since joining the company in 2012, his strong background and industry knowledge accelerated his growth within DKI Canada Ltd. quickly progressing through various senior level positions including vice president and most recently COO.

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