Dessau raises $330,000 for Centraide

MONTREAL, March 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Dessau, one of Canada's largest engineering-construction firms, has donated $330,000 to the Centraide 2009 campaign.

Dessau has participated in Centraide campaigns since the charity's founding which is a reflect of the firm's desire to participate actively in helping the communities in which it is active. Dessau's employees, believing wholeheartedly in Centraide's mission of improving the quality of life for communities and their most vulnerable members, have continued to show their willingness to support the fundraising campaigns year after year.

"Not only did we surpass our objective, we raised the most funds ever donated by Dessau to a Centraide campaign. This result is proof of the tremendous generosity and energy of our employees who have demonstrated their commitment to the principle of mutual aid," said Dessau's President and Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Pierre Sauriol.

About Dessau

Founded in 1957, Dessau is the second largest engineering firm in Quebec, the fifth largest in Canada and one of the 100 largest in the world. Dessau has expertise in a large number of areas of activity related to engineering and construction, allowing it to plan, design, build and manage all infrastructure required by its private and public sector clients. The firm employs 4,300 people and has annual sales of $600 million. The company operates regional offices in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario as well as in several countries, specifically in Maghreb, Central America, South America and in the Carribean.

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SOURCE Dessau Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jessie-Kim Malo, Dessau, (515) 281-1033, ext. 1380

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