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Flying Colours Corp. the North American MRO business, has appointed Graham Dickie as its new chief financial officer with immediate effect. Based at the company headquarters in Peterborough, Ont., Dickie will be responsible for managing the company’s finances, reviewing near and long-term financial planning, and working with the senior executive team to manage international growth. As Flying Colours continues to undergo rapid expansion, Dickie will also be responsible for analyzing financial risk and generating commercial processes to support sustainable day-to-day financial operations of the company. He will report directly to John Gillespie, president and CEO of Flying Colours Corp.
With CFO experience in the energy, waste management, environmental services and most recently ink and pigmentation sectors during a 25-year career, Dickie’s experience brings a diverse set of skills which positions him well in a company that continues to expand and diversify. With a global outlook developed working with international corporations, Dickie is a valuable addition to the team as Flying Colours continues its growth on a worldwide scale.
“I am thrilled to join the dynamic team at Flying Colours,” said Dickie. “There are many opportunities that I look forward to exploring with John and developing with the ambitious team. The company’s commitment to provide high quality services to our clients is a strong driving force for the culture here and provides a solid foundation for the ongoing growth. I’m looking forward to supporting that development.”
“As we continue to mark 30 years in business we are looking forward to the next decades. Strong financial understanding and the ability to understand the financial implications of our business growth is essential for success. In Graham we have someone with the capabilities to support the goals of the company. He is a welcome addition to our team,” added Gillespie.
Dickie holds a degree in accountancy and finance from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. He is also a certified chartered professional accountant in the province of Ontario.