TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - John M. Beck, Chairman and CEO of Aecon
Group Inc. is pleased to announce on behalf of the Board of Directors
that Joseph A. Carrabba has been appointed to Aecon's Board of
Directors effective immediately.
"We are extremely pleased to have Mr. Carrabba join the Board of
Directors to contribute to our vision of being Canada's premier
construction and infrastructure development company," said Mr. Beck.
"His extensive experience and knowledge within the global mining and
exploration industry at the director and executive level will be
important assets for Aecon and its mining and land reclamation
Mr. Carrabba is the outgoing Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., where he has served in
executive capacities since 2005. Prior to joining Cliffs Natural
Resources Inc., Mr. Carrabba gained broad experience in the mining
industry throughout Canada, the United States, Asia, Australia and
Europe. He served for over 20 years in a variety of leadership
capacities at Rio Tinto, a global mining company, including as
President and Chief Operating Officer of Rio Tinto's Diavik Diamond
Mines, Inc. in the Northwest Territories. He is also a director of
Newmont Mining Corporation, KeyCorp, National Mining Association,
American Iron and Steel Institute, Capital University Board of Trustees
and the Frostburg State University Foundation. Mr. Carrabba holds a
Bachelor of Arts from Capital University in Ohio and a Master of
Business Administration from Frostburg State University in Maryland.
Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure
development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public
sector clients. Aecon is pleased to be consistently recognized as one
of the Best Employers in Canada.
SOURCE: Aecon Group Inc.
For further information:
Vince Borg, SVP, Corporate Affairs
Aecon Group Inc.
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