Vice President of Westburne
Dave Syer joined Westburne as Vice President in 2017, and proves his talent for leadership by supporting a team of over 1,000 people in more than 100 locations across the country. He is eager to support Westburne’s initiatives to focus and grow through the “new normal” of change and disruption.
Prior to joining Westburne, Dave held senior leadership roles in the electrical industry in both distribution and manufacturing. Dave is passionate about this industry and has been involved for most of his career with Electro-Federation Canada within their National Advisory Council, along with various committees and charitable initiatives.
Dave holds a Diploma in Business, Marketing Management option from Ryerson University. Within the industry, Dave is widely recognized for his aptitude for leadership, expertise in product knowledge and competitive nature. He finds contemplating strategy and solving complex problems to be enthralling, but he mostly enjoys watching people develop their skills and become successful.
At home, Dave has spent nearly two decades involved in minor hockey with his three sons as a team manager, trainer, and assistant coach. Now that his boys are older his hockey life has slowed down, providing him with the time to rekindle his passion for sailing.