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Saskatchewan-based reliability maintenance company welcomes new CEO


Dave Link, EMW Industrial CEO (CNW Group/EMW Industrial Ltd.)

Saltcoats, SK – EMW Industrial welcomes Dave Link, a food industry veteran with more than 27 years of experience, to their team as chief executive officer (CEO).

Link most recently was product line manager for Cargill Texturizing Solutions, based in Minneapolis, MN. A native of Minnesota, he holds a business degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He started his career with Cargill in 1990 and has held many operations and commercial roles with the company. An ambitious and results-driven leader, Link brings a wealth of leadership and business insights that will help EMW support their growing customer base.

At EMW, Link succeeds Ewen Morrison as CEO, who had led the company since its early beginnings in 1971. Morrison will continue as president. As part of EMW’s ten-year succession plan, it has been the company’s objective to ensure that a strong executive team is in place to progress the company forward in the rapidly evolving industries. “Safely providing quality services” has always been the cornerstone of EMW’s culture from the very beginning, and will remain their focus in everything that they do.

“With EMW under the efficient leadership of Dave and our Executive Team, this will allow myself to be actively involved and focused on the company’s business development. EMW was built on providing superior, reliability maintenance services and we’re confident that Dave has the experience necessary to build on the solid foundation in place. I am proud of what our organization has accomplished and very excited about our prospect for continued success with the changes being announced today,” says Ewen Morrison, EMW President.

“I’m honoured for the opportunity to lead this progressive company,” says Dave Link, EMW CEO. “It’s commendable to think that EMW started out as a small-town, farm shop operation which has evolved into an industry recognized, entrepreneurial success story. I am thrilled to being a part of this team who has a reputation for innovation, dedication and above all excellent customer service.”

EMW Industrial, Ltd. was formed in 1971 and is a privately held company in Canada. Headquartered in Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, and employs 300 people. EMW provides reliability maintenance, electrical, carpentry, fabrication, engineering, research and construction services to customers in the Agriculture, Mining and Bulk Handling industries.

For more information, visit www.emw.ca.