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Classic Fire + Life Safety appoints Vice-President of Human Resources


Health & Safety

February 23, 2022
By Maryam Farag


Industries

Photo: Classic Fire + Life Safety.

Classic Fire + Life Safety announced the appointment of Melissa Diaz as its Vice-President of Human Resources.

Diaz joins the company with over 15 years of experience in diverse business environments, including sales and marketing, distribution, manufacturing and the professional services sector.

“Melissa is a natural leader who believes in people and their potential,” said Francois Godin, CEO, Classic Fire + Life Safety. “With her experience and drive, we’ll be better able to support our employees, grow our team and leverage our diverse skill sets to deliver our mission of providing customers with a safe environment for their businesses to grow.”

Previously, Diaz held the position of human resources manager at Gates Corporation, a manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. Prior to that, she worked for 10 years at Bunge Canada, a company committed to connecting farmers to consumers in the areas of food, feed and fuel delivery.

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“I am excited to see what is to come,” said Diaz. “With the right mix of initiatives, I wholeheartedly believe we can leverage our existing strong and supportive culture and elevate it to a new level that further sets us apart from the field. Classic Fire + Life Safety is a special company and I’m delighted to join this team.”