Saskatoon, Canada, 2015-7-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chief Executive Officer Scott Banda is pleased to announce that effective Aug. 4, 2015, Tom Kishchuk will be joining Federated Co-operatives Limited as Vice-President Operational Support.
Tom most recently was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada, Ltd., located in Saskatoon, where he also served as the General Manager of Operations, After Sales Service Division Manager and Quality Assurance Manager.
Tom earned his Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering and his Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan and is a Registered Professional Engineer.
He brings with him provincial, national and international leadership and experience. He is used to working in complex and dynamic cultures and business environments. Tom has a solid understanding of how to align diverse groups with organizational direction and has experience in business growth and innovation.
Tom is a strong advocate of workplace safety and has spoken widely about the critical success factors for improving and sustaining a culture of safety in the workplace.
Tom is currently a Director of the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council, the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, and the Saskatoon Community Foundation. He is also the Chair of the Saskatchewan Manufacturing Council of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters.
Tom is very active in the community and at the 2015 SABEX Awards was the recipient of the Community Leadership Award.
Tom and his wife Joanne have three children: Oksana, Lars and Evan.
Please join Scott in welcoming Tom to Federated Co-operatives Limited and his new role as Vice-President Operational Support, where he will lead the Warehouse and Logistics, Retail Facilities and Petroleum Facilities Departments.