VANCOUVER, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ledcor Group of Companies (Ledcor)
announced today the expansion of its senior executive team with the
appointment of Chris Bourassa as President, US Construction, based in
Ledcor's US Headquarters in San Diego, California.
"Ledcor's building construction business continues to grow outside our
traditional Canadian markets. In recent years we have achieved steady
success in Illinois, Nevada, Texas, California and Hawaii," said Ron
Stevenson, President and CEO, Ledcor Industries Ltd. "We are expanding
our senior executive team to manage this growth, and increase our local
senior executive presence in the US."
Ledcor first entered the US market in the 1980s, and it has established
construction and property development operations in Seattle, San Diego,
Irvine, Napa, Las Vegas, Chicago, Austin and Honolulu. Ledcor also
acquired EDGE Construction LLC of Temecula, California last year.
As Chief Operating Officer, Ledcor Properties Group, Vancouver, Chris
most recently led the development of The River, a luxury residential
development that has established real estate records in Calgary,
Alberta. Chris will be joining Peter Hrdlitschka, President, Western
Canada Construction and Carl Stewart, President, Central Canada
Construction to form a North America-wide team.
"I am excited to have the opportunity to build on Carl Stewart's success
as the US marketplace leader," said Chris Bourassa, President, US
Construction. "The opportunities are immense. We have a good base
established and I look forward to taking Ledcor's US Construction
business to the next level."
Ledcor's US Construction division has completed dozens of building
projects in recent years, including commercial, institutional,
industrial, light industrial and residential buildings. Ledcor's US
construction team consists of almost 200 employees in five states.
Ledcor's prominent US construction clients have included Costco,
Chevron, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Starbucks, Oliver McMillan,
Intracorp, Intrawest, B&W Pantex, the State of Illinois, Baum
Developments and others.
For more information on Ledcor's US projects visit: www.ledcor.com/our-projects/map
About The Ledcor Group of Companies
The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America's most diversified
construction companies, serving the building, oil & gas,
infrastructure, mining, power and communications sectors. We also own
operations in transportation services, property investment, forestry,
and wastewater treatment. Ledcor employs over 8000 people across 20
offices. Since 1947 we have been growing with our clients and partners:
Forward. Together. Find out how at www.ledcor.com
SOURCE: Ledcor Industries
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