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William F. White Int’l Announces Senior Management Appointments

Toronto, Canada (August 29, 2012) – Paul Bronfman, Chairman & CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (WFW) is has announced the following senior management appointments effective immediately.

Garin Josey, Vice-President/General Manager WFW Vancouver & Assistant Chief Operating Officer

Garin will continue his responsibilities of managing WFW Vancouver operations in addition to overseeing all WFW operations on a national basis.

A member of the WFW team for over a decade, Mr. Josey truly learned the business from the bottom up and is now the youngest person in the company’s history to take on the role of Vice-President. After gaining experience in a variety of positions at WFW Vancouver, Garin joined the company’s Long Format sales team in 2008 and has since held the title of Director, Marketing and Sales. He was most recently named General Manager of WFW Vancouver in December of 2011.

Rick Perotto, Vice-President/General Manager Toronto & Business Development

Rick will retain his business development role within the company while also taking on the additional responsibilities of managing WFW Toronto operations. Over the past 16 months, Rick has helped WFW to maintain and grow our business by managing important strategic relationships and growth opportunities nationwide.

Rick joined WFW in April, 2011 following an illustrious career as a business representative and former president of the International Cinematographers Guild. I.A.T.S.E. Local 667. He is also the co-founder of FILM ONTARIO.

Dan St. Amour, Vice-President Commercial Production Services

Dan will be returning to the commercial market as Vice-President, Commercial Services for WFW. He will also oversee the Whites Interactive department which he helped launch successfully in 2010.

Dan brings a combined 20 years of experience to this role both on and off set and has been a valued member of the WFW family for over a decade.

David Hardy, Vice-President, Industry & Government Relations

David will promote, enhance and reinforce Comweb/WFW’s market leadership position as the leading service provider for film, television and digital media productions in Canada. On behalf of the company’s clients (producers, production companies and technicians), he will act as an industry and government advocate to help bring to the forefront and resolve matters that affect our businesses. He will also work proactively to collaborate with industry partners and clients toward mutual opportunities for growth.

David brings over a decade of management experience to this role, having served as a Business Agent for NABET 700 CEP.

Mike Harwood, National Director, Technical Support & Development 

Mike will be responsible for the research, development and certification of new technologies for both WFW and Canada’s film and television industry. He will be tasked with keeping WFW at the forefront of technological advances while ensuring that the company maintains its competitive advantage in the industry. He will also oversee the consultation and testing of new equipment to ensure compliance with electrical standards and will coordinate efforts to provide national guidance with respect to proper maintenance and quality control. 

Mike has been a valued member of the WFW family for over 25 years and brings extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical safety standards and training to this new role. He will also serve as the company’s National Training Facilitator for electrical education and safety for both WFW staff and grip and lighting production crews across Canada. 

Jeremy Walsh, National Director, Rental Maintenance

Jeremy will be responsible for the coordination and management of the company’s national Lighting & Grip Maintenance departments as well as Manufacturing and will act as a liaison among all WFW regional managers and maintenance department supervisors.

Jeremy will also coordinate and oversee the company’s National Electronic Ballast Repair Program while offering technical assistance to both customers and staff. A valued member of the WFW Vancouver team since 2003, Jeremy started his career as the company’s Lighting Maintenance Manager and in 2010, he was appointed to the position of Director, Vancouver Operations.

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Headline, Industry News

William F. White Int’l Announces Senior Management Appointments

Toronto, Canada (August 29, 2012) – Paul Bronfman, Chairman & CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (WFW) is has announced the following senior management appointments effective immediately.

Garin Josey, Vice-President/General Manager WFW Vancouver & Assistant Chief Operating Officer

Garin will continue his responsibilities of managing WFW Vancouver operations in addition to overseeing all WFW operations on a national basis.

A member of the WFW team for over a decade, Mr. Josey truly learned the business from the bottom up and is now the youngest person in the company’s history to take on the role of Vice-President. After gaining experience in a variety of positions at WFW Vancouver, Garin joined the company’s Long Format sales team in 2008 and has since held the title of Director, Marketing and Sales. He was most recently named General Manager of WFW Vancouver in December of 2011.

Rick Perotto, Vice-President/General Manager Toronto & Business Development

Rick will retain his business development role within the company while also taking on the additional responsibilities of managing WFW Toronto operations. Over the past 16 months, Rick has helped WFW to maintain and grow our business by managing important strategic relationships and growth opportunities nationwide.

Rick joined WFW in April, 2011 following an illustrious career as a business representative and former president of the International Cinematographers Guild. I.A.T.S.E. Local 667. He is also the co-founder of FILM ONTARIO.

Dan St. Amour, Vice-President Commercial Production Services

Dan will be returning to the commercial market as Vice-President, Commercial Services for WFW. He will also oversee the Whites Interactive department which he helped launch successfully in 2010.

Dan brings a combined 20 years of experience to this role both on and off set and has been a valued member of the WFW family for over a decade.

David Hardy, Vice-President, Industry & Government Relations

David will promote, enhance and reinforce Comweb/WFW’s market leadership position as the leading service provider for film, television and digital media productions in Canada. On behalf of the company’s clients (producers, production companies and technicians), he will act as an industry and government advocate to help bring to the forefront and resolve matters that affect our businesses. He will also work proactively to collaborate with industry partners and clients toward mutual opportunities for growth.

David brings over a decade of management experience to this role, having served as a Business Agent for NABET 700 CEP.

Mike Harwood, National Director, Technical Support & Development 

Mike will be responsible for the research, development and certification of new technologies for both WFW and Canada’s film and television industry. He will be tasked with keeping WFW at the forefront of technological advances while ensuring that the company maintains its competitive advantage in the industry. He will also oversee the consultation and testing of new equipment to ensure compliance with electrical standards and will coordinate efforts to provide national guidance with respect to proper maintenance and quality control. 

Mike has been a valued member of the WFW family for over 25 years and brings extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical safety standards and training to this new role. He will also serve as the company’s National Training Facilitator for electrical education and safety for both WFW staff and grip and lighting production crews across Canada. 

Jeremy Walsh, National Director, Rental Maintenance

Jeremy will be responsible for the coordination and management of the company’s national Lighting & Grip Maintenance departments as well as Manufacturing and will act as a liaison among all WFW regional managers and maintenance department supervisors.

Jeremy will also coordinate and oversee the company’s National Electronic Ballast Repair Program while offering technical assistance to both customers and staff. A valued member of the WFW Vancouver team since 2003, Jeremy started his career as the company’s Lighting Maintenance Manager and in 2010, he was appointed to the position of Director, Vancouver Operations.

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Headline, Industry News

William F. White Int’l Announces Senior Management Appointments

Toronto, Canada (August 29, 2012) – Paul Bronfman, Chairman & CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (WFW) is has announced the following senior management appointments effective immediately.

Garin Josey, Vice-President/General Manager WFW Vancouver & Assistant Chief Operating Officer

Garin will continue his responsibilities of managing WFW Vancouver operations in addition to overseeing all WFW operations on a national basis.

A member of the WFW team for over a decade, Mr. Josey truly learned the business from the bottom up and is now the youngest person in the company’s history to take on the role of Vice-President. After gaining experience in a variety of positions at WFW Vancouver, Garin joined the company’s Long Format sales team in 2008 and has since held the title of Director, Marketing and Sales. He was most recently named General Manager of WFW Vancouver in December of 2011.

Rick Perotto, Vice-President/General Manager Toronto & Business Development

Rick will retain his business development role within the company while also taking on the additional responsibilities of managing WFW Toronto operations. Over the past 16 months, Rick has helped WFW to maintain and grow our business by managing important strategic relationships and growth opportunities nationwide.

Rick joined WFW in April, 2011 following an illustrious career as a business representative and former president of the International Cinematographers Guild. I.A.T.S.E. Local 667. He is also the co-founder of FILM ONTARIO.

Dan St. Amour, Vice-President Commercial Production Services

Dan will be returning to the commercial market as Vice-President, Commercial Services for WFW. He will also oversee the Whites Interactive department which he helped launch successfully in 2010.

Dan brings a combined 20 years of experience to this role both on and off set and has been a valued member of the WFW family for over a decade.

David Hardy, Vice-President, Industry & Government Relations

David will promote, enhance and reinforce Comweb/WFW’s market leadership position as the leading service provider for film, television and digital media productions in Canada. On behalf of the company’s clients (producers, production companies and technicians), he will act as an industry and government advocate to help bring to the forefront and resolve matters that affect our businesses. He will also work proactively to collaborate with industry partners and clients toward mutual opportunities for growth.

David brings over a decade of management experience to this role, having served as a Business Agent for NABET 700 CEP.

Mike Harwood, National Director, Technical Support & Development 

Mike will be responsible for the research, development and certification of new technologies for both WFW and Canada’s film and television industry. He will be tasked with keeping WFW at the forefront of technological advances while ensuring that the company maintains its competitive advantage in the industry. He will also oversee the consultation and testing of new equipment to ensure compliance with electrical standards and will coordinate efforts to provide national guidance with respect to proper maintenance and quality control. 

Mike has been a valued member of the WFW family for over 25 years and brings extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical safety standards and training to this new role. He will also serve as the company’s National Training Facilitator for electrical education and safety for both WFW staff and grip and lighting production crews across Canada. 

Jeremy Walsh, National Director, Rental Maintenance

Jeremy will be responsible for the coordination and management of the company’s national Lighting & Grip Maintenance departments as well as Manufacturing and will act as a liaison among all WFW regional managers and maintenance department supervisors.

Jeremy will also coordinate and oversee the company’s National Electronic Ballast Repair Program while offering technical assistance to both customers and staff. A valued member of the WFW Vancouver team since 2003, Jeremy started his career as the company’s Lighting Maintenance Manager and in 2010, he was appointed to the position of Director, Vancouver Operations.

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