Charles Miller Appointed President & CEO at Leading Edge Geomatics

Fredericton, New Brunswick, September 20th, 2019 – Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG), a Novacap portfolio company – Canada’s leading private equity firm – is very proud to announce the appointment of Charles Miller as President & CEO.

Charles W. Miller- CEO & President
Charles W. Miller- CEO & President

As an accomplished executive, Charles will oversee bringing the company to its next level, thanks to over 20 years of experience in senior management across several industries. Specialized in shifting organizations into high gear while building best-in-class operations, he will be striving to ensure that employees share a common purpose with cross-organizational engagement and will promote collaboration at all levels of operations. Charles attributes his success to balancing entrepreneurship with corporate savvy, capitalizing on existing customer bases, and creating long-term business value. Prior to joining LEG, Charles was President and COO at Sensors & Software Inc., COO at Single Cup Coffee, Managing Director at CFA Worldwide, and CEO at DynaVenture Corp. Charles will engage with all aspects of LEG, making measured decisions to accelerate and improve performance across all departments.

Throughout his career, Charles has been recognized with major accolades, some of which are:

► Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Canada
► Entrepreneur of the Year Award Nominee

Charles officially joined the company on August 12th, 2019.

About LEG

Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG) is one of the largest aerial Lidar companies in North America – in terms of sensors, aviation assets, and employees. With 7 aircraft and 11 aerial sensors, LEG can customize solutions to clients’ needs. Being able to support projects in industries such as utilities, forestry and coastal mapping among many others, they help their clients convert complex problems into comprehensive metrics. Specializing in LiDAR and photogrammetric solutions, LEG has been able to grow a large profile across North America, the Caribbean and around the world and is one of Novacap’s portfolio companies, Canada’s leading private equity firm.  Leading Edge Geomatics is continuously working to improve quality and to find new applications to provide better service for their clients and to grow within this fast-paced industry.

About Novacap

Founded in 1981, Novacap is a leading Canadian private equity firm with $3.3 billion of assets under management. Its distinct investment approach, based on deep operational expertise and an active partnership with entrepreneurs, has helped accelerate growth and create long-term value for its numerous portfolio companies. With an experienced management team and substantial financial resources, Novacap is well positioned to continue building world-class businesses. Backed by leading global institutional investors, Novacap deals typically include leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, add-on acquisitions, IPOs, and privatizations. Over the last 38 years, Novacap has invested in more than 90 companies and completed more than 130 add-on acquisitions. The company has offices in Ontario and Quebec. For more information, please visit www.novacap.ca.