The New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Division of Commissionaires has appointed Major Ian D. Sweet (Ret’d) as its new CEO and Commandant.
Major Ian D. Sweet (Ret’d) is highly accomplished with over 25 years of military, leadership, and executive experience.
“I welcome Ian on behalf of the Board of Governors and all Commissionaires,” said Brigadier General Eric Goodwin (Ret’d), Chair of the NB & PEI Division Board of Governors. “His combined military, legal, and police sector experience will support our strategic goals and social mandate of providing meaningful employment to veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and former members of the RCMP.”
Major Ian D. Sweet (Ret’d) served with the Canadian Forces Health Service including postings as the CO of 18 Field Ambulance (Thunder Bay), Senior Administrator and Operations Officer of Canadian Forces Health Services Operational Training Unit (Halifax); the Mission Medical Administrator for the UN Transition Mission in Haiti; and Operations and Training Officer, 2 Field Ambulance (Petawawa).
For his service, Ian has received the Canadian Forces Decoration with Bar (CD1), the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, and the United Nations Medal for service in Haiti. He is an Officer of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem.
Following his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces, Ian worked as Director of Member Services with the Waterloo Regional Police Association, and accepted a position as the Project Manager for a busy Role 1 Medical Clinic in Kandahar, Afghanistan in 2017.
Ian is a graduate of Dalhousie University Law School and Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, NS, and is also a graduate of the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College in Kingston.
ABOUT COMMISSIONAIRES NB & PEI DIVISION
The NB & PEI Division of Commissionaires ensures the security of public and private sector clients from St. Stephen, NB to Souris, PEI. Our force of over 850 well-trained and dedicated individuals serves both provinces from our headquarters in Saint John, NB. The organization has stayed true to its social mandate to provide meaningful employment to veterans of the Canadian Armed forces and RCMP, and others who wish to contribute to the security and well-being of Canadians.
Commissionaires is a completely self-funded, not-for-profit organization that serves a diverse range of public and private sector organizations. For three years in a row, Forbes magazine has ranked Commissionaires among the top employers in Canada. Most significantly, Commissionaires is the only security company to rank among Canada’s best employers.
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