Our Shareholders & Directors

We are a proud multi-Generation Family-Owned Business, based on a philosophy of best practice family ownership augmented by non-family and family professional leadership and governance.

Our Shareholders include members of the third generation: Will Vermeer, Josh Vermeer, Chris Heuving, Nick Vermeer: Second generation: Ian Vermeer and Dave Vermeer. First Generation (Patriarch): William Vermeer Sr.

We strongly believe in the best practice Governance through an active Board of Directors comprised of Non-Family Business Leaders and multi-Generation Family members. Our Directors ( Janice Locke, Ian Vermeer, Dave Vermeer, Will Vermeer, and Chris Heuving) bring industry leadership in our core markets and products as well as best practice governance and strategy.

Our Officers

Extraordinary Operational Leadership

Ian Vermeer is President and CEO of the Westbrook Group of Companies.

Chad Boulay, Ray Bryer, Drew Fraser and Will Vermeer are Divisional Presidents and CEO’s of Sierra & Savoir Fleur, Westbrook Systems, Westbrook Greenhouses and Westbrook Trailers, respectively. 

Our officers bring extraordinary leadership in the operation of our divisions in accordance with our Strategic Goals and Direction

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Our People

Shahram Sharifi-Far is a Grower for Westbrook Greenhouses. He has been with Westbrook since 2021, beginning in the Kalanchoe section and quickly taking Tropical Foliage under his scope of work. He brings knowledge in beneficial nematodes from his previous work experience and applies these skills at Westbrook by keeping our crops free of pests and disease. Shahram’s passion for his work shows as his crops always look spectacular!  

We thank you for your continued support and efforts at Westbrook Greenhouses!  

Believing that a good attitude makes the job easier is not just a mindset; it’s a recipe for success. With positivity as your fuel, challenges become opportunities, and obstacles transform into stepping stones towards achievement.

Shahram Sharifi-Far, Grower
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