Certn Welcomes New President to Oversee Global Operations

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VICTORIA, BC – February 29, 2024 — Certn is pleased to announce it has appointed Sarah Miller Wright as its new President effective February 12, 2024. In this role, Miller Wright will lead the strategic direction and lead the company’s vision to mobilize greater futures across all global operations for Certn and its subsidiary companies Credence Background Screening, InterCheck, and Trustmatic.  

Read more about Sarah’s appointment in this BetaKit article.

As Certn continues to expand its footprint, and finalizes the integration of its European subsidiaries, Sarah will oversee all global operations and drive the next phase of growth in the Victoria-based company’s mission to deliver the fastest, easiest, and most secure background screening and identity verification platform. Certn powers inclusive opportunity and greater futures everywhere by making trust accessible and frictionless.

With over 20 years of executive leadership experience, Sarah has a strong track record of delivering innovative customer experiences, strong growth metrics, and operational excellence in the financial services, technology, and telecommunications industries. She served as COO for Canada’s largest life insurance and group benefits company, Manulife Canada, and previously as Shaw Communications Inc.’s Senior Vice-President of Digital Technology, Product Development, & Service Delivery. Sarah recently served as an Executive in Residence at Inovia Capital.

”I’ve had the opportunity to work with Sarah as part of Inovia’s Executive in Residence program over the past 18 months and see the amazing impact that she’s had on multiple portfolio companies, including Certn”, says Inovia Partner and Certn’s Board member, Shawn Abbott, ”So when Andrew was thinking of appointing a President to accelerate his incredible vision, Sarah was a natural fit.” 

As Sarah shared in the BetaKit article, “The thing that makes me really excited about this role, at this stage where I’m at in my career, is being able to leverage being in at-scale organizations and really having a good understanding of … what great can be,” she said.

Miller Wright assumes leadership to drive alignment across all global functions and teams, and Co-Founder and CEO, Andrew McLeod, will focus on growing the company’s vision for building a global verifiable credentials network and a consumer digital wallet.

About Certn

You don’t have to settle for how it’s always been done. Certn offers faster and easier experiences for everyone. Certn is revolutionizing background screening with the easiest-to-use platform, 24/7 support, and fast and compliant results. Why wait? Trusted by over 20,000 teams and some of the world’s biggest brands, Certn helps businesses hire faster and manage risk — all while delivering user experiences that help them stand out. Learn more at certn.co.