Darren Ochosky, B.Sc.; M.B.A.; C.I.T.P. – General Manager
Mr. Ochosky has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing in the automotive, communications, and industrial heating equipment industries.
At General Motors and Nissan Canada, Mr. Ochosky acted as a Distribution Specialist and District Sales Manager where he was responsible for activities in the prairie region. During his tenure in the automotive industry he implemented numerous dealer advertising and training programs to improve territory sales performance. After only 6 months with Nissan Canada, he was promoted from the smallest to largest prairie region territory.
Mr. Ochosky's involvement in the communication industry placed him in the capacity of Branch Manager where he was responsible for business start-up, development and implementation of numerous marketing initiatives, and business plans associated with wireless equipment at National Pagette (Bell Canada), Glenarye Communications, and CitiPage Ltd.
In September 2004, Mr. Ochosky founded Hazloc Heaters™ with Clinton Lewis who later partnered with the Ouellet Group.
In 1993, Mr. Ochosky joined a major industrial heater manufacturer as Sales & Marketing Manager where he was instrumental in introducing numerous marketing plans for new products, developing competitive benchmarking programs, and directing U.S. market sales growth through OEM initiatives that resulted in winning million dollar accounts. Under his 10-year tenure, the company's sales were tripled. Mr. Ochosky also led the company in developing European Union market entry strategies to expand sales of European approved products.
Mr. Ochosky holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2003, Mr. Ochosky also received his Certified International Trade Professional (C.I.T.P.) designation from the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), whom also awarded him with the “2003 Student of the Year Award” in recognition of his scholastic achievements.