Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, has announced the promotion of Blair Veitch to the position of vice president and general manager for Canadian utility operations.
Veitch, who has worked for Davey for 28 years, started in the utility division in 1984 before being promoted to district manager for residential services in Edmonton in 1991. He was promoted to area manager of western residential/commercial operations in 2009, and in 2012 Veitch was promoted to vice president of operations.
Veitch served on the British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association and also served on the Davey President’s Council from 2000 to 2002. He is a 1990 D.I.T.S. graduate.
“Blair has a wealth of knowledge thanks to his three decades with Davey and his service in Alberta and British Columbia,” said James Doyle, executive vice president and general manager, Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada. “His institutional knowledge of the company and service areas will serve Davey well as we continue to expand our Canadian operations.”
The Davey Tree Expert Company’s more than 8,000 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 35 years. For more information, visit www.davey.com.