BRAMPTON, ON, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of exp, a global engineering firm, has announced today that Jeff Kishel is appointed President and Chief Executive Officer.
With more than 30 years of consulting engineering experience, Kishel joined exp as Chief Operating Officer in the fall of 2011. As part of a planned leadership succession strategy, Kishel replaces Vladimir (Vlad) Stritesky, who is retiring after 37 years at exp, including 16 years as President & CEO.
"Jeff's vast industry experience growing large-scale firms will serve exp well as we further enhance our market position around the globe," said Bob Sheh, exp Chairman of the Board. "His understanding of the operational and technical nuances of the industry offers a unique perspective that will guide the firm in its successful evolution."
"Building on the strong foundation of my predecessor, I'm excited by the prospect of leading this talented group of professionals to provide a high level of expertise and service to our clients," said Kishel. Together we'll create sustainable growth and shareholder value, while operating safely and with sound business practices."
Stritesky will serve as a special advisor to Sheh, using his institutional knowledge to provide transitional counsel.
"Vlad's entrepreneurial spirit has led the organization from a small, local geotechnical firm to a world-class consulting engineering company," said Sheh. "His leadership, ingenuity, and commitment have been truly invaluable."
With a mission to understand, innovate, partner and deliver, exp provides professional, technical and strategic advisory services to the world's built and natural environments in six key practice areas: Buildings, Earth & Environment, Energy, Industrial, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. With a heritage dating back to 1906, exp provides clients with easy access to our highly experienced and creative professionals, whether locally or globally. With more than 3,300 people in offices across North America and around the world, exp has the experience and expertise needed to deliver successful project outcomes for our clients around the world. Whether the project is big or small, clients have access to our global capability platform from our local office network to ensure the right people provide the right solution. For more information about exp, please visit www.exp.com.
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