Effective February 5th, 2018 the following appointments to the EMC Board of Directors will commence. Jim McCoubrey as Director, Board of Directors; Al Diggins as Chair of the Board, Treasurer and General Manager of EMC; and Shawn Casemore, President of EMC.
- Jim McCoubrey, Chair of the Board, EMC, will be transitioning to Director, Board of Directors. As a founding member, McCoubrey has played a vital part in forming the core principles and values upon which EMC has been built. His knowledge and expertise will continue to be integral to shaping the future direction of EMC.
- Al Diggins, President and General Manager, EMC, will be transitioning into the role of Chair of the Board, Treasurer & General Manager. Diggins will remain active in daily operations during the transition period ensuring that EMC's mission remains at the forefront of the organizations' objectives.
- Shawn Casemore, Board of Directors for EMC, will be transitioning into the role of President. With an extensive career in manufacturing, Casemore’s experience combined with his exposure to EMC as a member, position him well to ensure his success in the role of President of EMC.
“We are pleased to have Shawn join us, helping us to remain focused on bettering the performance and profitability of our members and manufacturing across Canada” said Jim McCoubrey, Chairman of the Board.
“In bringing Shawn into the role of President, we bring someone to EMC who understands today’s manufacturing industry and is committed to ensuring our members have the tools, resources and support necessary that will help them achieve short-term and long-term success,” said Al Diggins, President and General Manager of EMC.
“I’ve enjoyed my time with the EMC Board of Directors during the past year. Understanding and learning from Jim, Al and the rest of the board about the core principles and means by which EMC has and will continue to support the prosperity of manufacturing in Canada” says Casemore.
“Recognizing that Al has been at the heart of EMC for over twenty years, I’m humbled to have the opportunity to take over such a tremendous opportunity and responsibility.” “This has been an easy choice for me to make this shift in my career as I am surrounded by a fantastic organization of great people and highly engaged and caring members.”