Davey Canada Promotes 2 in Utility

Posted: Jan. 30, 2017 

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada, Limited, has announced the appointment and promotion of two managers in Utility services.

Darran Malcolm has been promoted to regional vice president, Ontario Utility services. Malcolm joined Canadian operations in 2001 as a spray technician in the Mississauga R/C office. Malcolm joined a tree care crew in 2002 and worked his way up to foreman. In 2011 he was promoted to the role of technical skills trainer. In 2014 he transitioned from R/C services and was promoted to area manager, Ontario Utility west.

“Darran’s experience gives him an excellent background in focusing on client service and employee safety,” said Blair Veitch, vice president and general manager, Canadian utility operations. “We’re confident this will serve him well as he works to expand our Ontario and Eastern Canadian Utility operations.”

Malcolm is a 2002 graduate of the urban arboriculture program at Humber College, where he also served as an instructor and faculty member until 2015. He is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist® and ISA Certified Utility Arborist®.

Canadian operations announced the appointment of Brian Rosentreter to vice president, business development, vegetation management. Rosentreter has more than 30 years of industry experience. In joining Canadian operations, Rosentreter will be responsible for growing market presence of the vegetation management services across Canada.

“Brian’s experience and industry knowledge, combined with his strong commitment to safety, ensures our vegetation management clients will receive the highest quality service,” Veitch said.

Rosentreter holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Manitoba. He has previously worked as a senior manager in vegetation management, specialty markets and agriculture. He has been a member of all the vegetation management associations across Canada, such as the Ontario Vegetation Management Association, Atlantic Vegetation Management Association, Integrated Vegetation Management Association of Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Professional Vegetation Managers Association, and the Integrated Vegetation Management Association of British Columbia.

The Davey Tree Expert Company’s more than 8,600 employees provide tree care, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial and government markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. Davey has provided Proven Solutions for a Growing World since 1880 and has been employee-owned for 37 years. For more information, visit www.davey.com.

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