Workers Compensation Board Appoints Director of New Office in Brandon, Manitoba

Mar 25, 2011 | Corporate Member News

Dan Robertson

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) announced today that Mr. Dan Robertson has been hired as the Director of the WCB’s new regional office in Brandon, Manitoba.

The Brandon office will open in early 2012 and is planned to provide initial adjudication of claims and case management functions. In addition, it will offer a range of services such as healthcare examinations, vocational rehabilitation and SAFE Work services as well as some assessment services. It will service workers and employers located in Brandon and surrounding areas.

Doug Sexsmith

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Robertson to the WCB and to be moving ahead in the development of a WCB office in Brandon,” says Doug Sexsmith, WCB President and CEO. “This announcement brings us one step closer to providing Brandon workers and employers with face-to-face help on preventing injuries and returning workers to health and meaningful work in the event workplace injuries occur.”

Mr. Robertson is currently the General Manager of the Keystone Agricultural and Recreational Centre in Brandon. In his capacity as Director of the Brandon regional office, Mr. Robertson will lead the operations and implement the goals and objectives of the regional office.

Mr. Robertson is a long-time resident of Brandon who holds a degree in Business Administration from Brandon University and a Certified General Accountant (C.G.A.) designation.

The WCB is currently working through the process for the selection of an office location in Brandon. A number of sites responded to the initial Request for Information and tours of prospective sites have been completed.

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba is a mutual workplace injury and disability insurance agency funded by employer premiums. With a mandate to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, the WCB is committed to building a culture of health and safety in Manitoba through the SAFE Work program and community partnerships. Workplace injuries and illnesses are preventable but should they occur, the WCB is here to help injured workers, their families and employers.

For more information contact:

Jeff Witwicki
Supervisor, Communications
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
(204) 954-4519
Email: [email protected]

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