DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CVTech Group Inc. ("CVTech" or "Corporation," www.cvtech.ca) (TSX: CVT), a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the public utility and heavy industrial markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bruno Testaert as Vice-President and General Manager of Thirau Ltée. and JJL Déboisement inc. Mr. Testaert assumes responsibility for the operations of these two entities in Quebec and Ontario, effective today. He will report to André Laramée, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVTech Group Inc.
Mr. Testaert has almost 20 years of experience, having held a number of management positions and directed numerous large-scale projects for companies doing business in the energy, street-lighting, telecommunications and mobile telephone sectors. He has extensive familiarity with all stages of a project, from development of plans, estimating, negotiations, planning and drafting of bids, through supervision of engineering teams and execution of work, to commissioning of the project. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical and electrical engineering from the École Spéciale des Travaux Publics, Paris, and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Université de Paris VI. He is a member of the Orders of Engineers of Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia and of the Association de l'Industrie Électrique du Québec.
"Mr. Testaert brings a solid background to his responsibilities. His in-depth expertise and his knowledge of the sector will allow him to pursue the execution of our growth strategy and to maintain the productive relationships we have built with our customers, employees, shareholders and suppliers. We have a first-rate team and this appointment demonstrates the importance we attach to providing the best solutions and the best service to our customers," Mr. Laramée said.
OVERVIEW OF THE CORPORATION
CVTech is a company operating in the energy sector. The Corporation is a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the public utility and heavy industrial markets mainly in Quebec, Ontario and the eastern United States. Through its subsidiaries, the Corporation provides maintenance and construction services for electricity transmission and distribution networks, substations and electrical power houses, as well as the control of vegetation on rights-of-way for electrical lines.
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SOURCE: CVTECH GROUP INC.
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André Laramée, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mario Trahan, CPA, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Martin Goulet, CFA