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EllisDon announces the appointment of a new board member

EllisDon announces the appointment of a new board member

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Mississauga, ON, July 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EllisDon Corporation announces the appointment of a new board member, Dianne L. Watts. As an experienced executive, respected community advocate and former mayor of Surrey, British Columbia, Watts will join eight fellow board members.

“As our board continues to grow, we are humbled to welcome Dianne L. Watts to our group of leaders who are undoubtedly dedicated to supporting the future of EllisDon,” says Geoff Smith, Chairman, Board of Directors, EllisDon . “Dianne’s passion throughout her career shows her willingness to commit to improving our organization and she will bring a high level of diverse and well-respected opinions.”

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Dianne L. Watts was the former Mayor of Surrey, BC from 2005 to 2014 and was passionately involved in crime and poverty reduction policies in Surrey. She has supported construction and innovation in the city, leading to Surrey being named the number one place to invest in BC four years in a row by the Real Estate Investment Network, as well as helping to support the Homeless and Homeless Foundation and Fund shelter, to support the creation of affordable housing. Watts’ dedication to the economic stability of his region also led to the launch of the Surrey Economic Summit. Watts is currently a director on the Board of Canfor Corporation, co-chair of the UNITI Harmony Housing Project, a member of Women of Options Affordable Housing, on the Board of Directors for Westshore Terminals, and a freelance contributor to CBC Radio, CTV and Global Television.

“I am honored to join EllisDon’s Board of Directors at an exciting time in the company’s growth and evolution,” says Dianne L. Watts. “This is the start of an exciting future with the EllisDon team and I look forward to working with a great group to support the entrepreneurial spirit as we move forward.”

EllisDon is continually dedicated to ensuring that Board members directly align with its values ​​and epitomizes this in their enthusiasm for supporting its global teams.

EllisDon routinely evaluates its board and appointments are part of a rigorous and comprehensive process. The board now consists of nine directors, bringing together decades of expertise and experience to the company. Geoff Smith currently holds the position of Chairman of the Board.

EllisDon announces the appointment of a new board member

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