MONTREAL, July 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Group (TSX: SNC)
announces today the appointment of Marc Rivard to the role of Executive
Vice-President, Infrastructure Engineering, within the company's
Infrastructure Group. SNC-Lavalin's Infrastructure Group addresses the
full life cycle of infrastructure, and includes its infrastructure
concession investment, engineering, construction and operations &
Based in Montreal, Mr. Rivard will lead the global Infrastructure
Engineering business unit, which provides consulting, planning and
engineering services in a variety of sectors, including mass transit,
railways, roads, bridges, ports and harbours, facilities, buildings, as
well as water and wastewater infrastructure.
Mr. Rivard has over 27 years of experience in the industry, and joins
SNC-Lavalin after eight and half years with WSP (previously GENIVAR),
where he was President of the company's operations in Canada, the
Caribbean and France, which included more than 5,000 personnel in over
100 offices. He also played a key role in the development, execution
and integration of the firm's acquisition strategy.
Prior to this, Mr. Rivard worked for Stantec for 19 years, where he was
a managing principal and primary lead for the firm's building
engineering segment in Canada's National Capital Region. Over the
course of his career, Mr. Rivard has also successfully led a number of
municipal infrastructure, transportation, industrial, power and
environmental projects. Mr. Rivard joined Stantec through its
acquisition of The Boileau/Gesmec Group in 1995, where he was a Partner
and a Vice-President. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical
Engineering from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and is
a registered member of the Professional Engineers Ontario and Quebec
Order of Engineers.
"Marc's strong track record in value creation, and in leading and
growing large, diverse engineering businesses, makes him a great
addition to our team," said Hisham Mahmoud, President, Infrastructure,
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. "The Infrastructure Engineering business is
vital to our growth strategy, and central to our demonstrated strength
in addressing the full life cycle of infrastructure."
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and
construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of
infrastructure. From offices in over 40 countries, SNC-Lavalin's 30,000
employees provide EPC and EPCM services to clients in a variety of
industry sectors, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas,
environment and water, infrastructure and clean power. SNC-Lavalin can
also combine these services with its financing and operations and
maintenance capabilities to provide complete end-to-end project
For further information:
Public Relations Manager, Global Corporate Communications
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 54772
Vice-President, Investor Relations
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 57553