MONTREAL, April 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased
to announce that Alain-Pierre Raynaud will become its new Chief
Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Office of the President
effective June 1, 2013, and will be based at the Company's Head Office
Mr. Raynaud is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and holds a doctorate in Economics. He has spent 32 years in
the energy, automotive and banking sectors, gaining considerable
international experience with major global corporations specializing in
project management in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Raynaud began his career as a financial analyst before moving to
Renault in 1987, where he later became Senior Vice-President and
Corporate Controller. In 2003, he moved to Japan as a member of
Nissan's Executive Committee to oversee the group's Cost Control and IT
services departments and lead its financial operations. Between 2006
and 2011, Mr. Raynaud was CFO of Areva, where he successfully oversaw
the implementation of the company's change management program, which
included organizational restructuring, supply chain optimization and a
new investment plan. He was subsequently named Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of Areva UK.
Mr. Raynaud follows Gilles Laramée as SNC-Lavalin's CFO. Mr. Laramée now
continues exclusively in the role of Executive Vice-President for the
Company's Infrastructure, Concessions and Investments business unit. He
will provide assistance to Mr. Raynaud as required to ensure a smooth
transition over the coming months.
"We are very pleased to welcome a CFO of Alain-Pierre's calibre to
SNC-Lavalin," said Robert G. Card, President and CEO of SNC-Lavalin
Group Inc. "His extensive global expertise in finance across a range of
industrial and resource sectors, and with companies that have similar
project scope, makes him an ideal candidate for us."
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in
the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in
the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911,
SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries
around the world, and is currently working in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com
For further information:
Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Communications
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-390-8000, ext. 7354
Vice-President, Investor Relations
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-390-8000, ext. 7553