Our Company Directors

James E. Austin
Chair and C.E.O.

James Austin began employment at Dicks and Company in 1956. Following graduating from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in 1961, he assumed the role of printing plant manager. In 1975 he was appointed company President and in 1999 became the Chair and C.E.O. Among other endeavours, James is an active Rotarian.
B.N. (Barry) Tilley
Vice Chair

Barry Tilley joined Dicks and Company in 1980. He became company President in 1999 and in 2017 became Vice Chair. Barry, a chartered professional accountant, articled with Clarkson Gordon before entering private industry. He also formerly served on the Board of Basics Office Products, Canada's largest group of
independent office product dealers, with terms as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Secretary-Treasurer.
David A. Read
President and C.O.O.

David Read joined Dicks and Company in 1985 upon completion of a Bachelor of Commerce (CO-OP) degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In 2017, he became president of the company and was also elected to the Board of Basics Office Products. An active volunteer inside and outside of industry, David is also the former President of the Atlantic Office Products Association. In addition, he has served two terms on the Board of the Canadian Office Products Association.
We Work Where You Work
St. John's

385 Empire Avenue
St. John's, NL A1E 1W6
Phone: (709) 579-5111
Fax: (709) 579-2305
Email: orders@dacnl.com

244 Water Street
Carbonear, NL A1Y 1B5
Phone: (709) 596-3599
Fax: (709) 596-2699
Grand Falls-Windsor

2 Pinsent Drive
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 2R6
Phone: (709) 489-5533
Fax: (709) 489-5030
Corner Brook

23 Forest Hill Road
Corner Brook, NL A2H 2S7
Phone: (709) 639-1813
Fax: (709) 639-1095
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