MONTREAL, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine J. Hughes to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Ms. Hughes brings more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. She served as Executive Vice-President International at Nexen Inc. from January 2012 until her retirement in April 2013, where she oversaw all oil and gas activities, including exploration, production, development and project activities outside of Canada. Prior to that, she was Vice-President, Operational Services, Technology and Human Resources, from September 2009 to November 2011. Before joining Nexen Inc., she served as Vice-President, Oil Sands, at Husky Oil from 2007 to 2009. Ms. Hughes started her career with Schlumberger and held key positions in various countries, including Italy, Nigeria, UK, US, and France and was President of Schlumberger Canada Ltd. for five years in Calgary.
Ms. Hughes graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon in France. She is a Professional Engineer, as designated by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Institute of Corporate Directors and is a non-executive director of Precision Drilling Corp.
" On behalf of the Board of Directors, I welcome Ms. Hughes and am looking forward to having her leadership at the Board table. Her extensive experience, specifically in the oil and gas industry, not only compliments the Board but will be a major asset for SNC-Lavalin moving forward," stated Lawrence Stevenson, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
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 50 countries, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide engineering, procurement, construction, completions and commissioning services together with a range of sustaining capital services to clients in four industry sectors: oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. SNC-Lavalin can also combine these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide complete end-to-end project solutions. www.snclavalin.com
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