Environmental Science Firm Bolsters AECOM Presence In Canada
LOS ANGELES, October 18 /CNW/ - AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM),
a leading provider of professional technical and management support services
for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that
it has acquired Gartner Lee Limited, an environmental science consulting firm
headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Canada.
With the addition of Gartner Lee, AECOM has further strengthened its
ability to service the growing Canadian environmental and infrastructure
markets. AECOM now has more than 1,600 professionals in Canada.
"Gartner Lee is very well respected within the industry for its quality
and innovative solutions," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief
executive officer. "By welcoming Gartner Lee aboard, we continue to advance
the AECOM strategy in the Canadian market by enhancing our multi-disciplinary
operations in the region."
According to Dionisio, this transaction also reflects AECOM's continued
focus on bolstering its environmental services practice.
Grant Anderson, president of Gartner Lee, added, "This is an exciting
time for Gartner Lee. AECOM's broad pool of expertise and resources from
similar and related practices worldwide will be an asset to the solutions we
deliver to our clients."
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and
management support services to a broad range of markets, including
transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 31,000
employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that
it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge,
innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and
sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. AECOM serves
clients in more than 60 countries and achieved annual revenue of more than $4
billion for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2007. More information on AECOM
and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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