MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has named Marie-Claude Dumas Executive Vice-President, Hydro, for the Company's Power group, effective immediately. Based in Montreal and reporting to Alexander (Sandy) Taylor, President, Power, Ms. Dumas will be responsible for growing the Hydro business to meet the needs of its customers in Canada and key international markets.
Ms. Dumas gained strong financial management and strategic planning experience at Bain & Company in Boston prior to joining SNC-Lavalin in 2006. She first joined the Global Procurement group and then went on to hold increasingly senior positions within the Company's Hydro East business unit. Ms. Dumas implemented effective sourcing strategies and managed various projects for the business unit before being named Vice-President, Operations, Hydro East, in 2010. In that role, she was responsible for the successful execution of projects carried out by Hydro East worldwide, including Matala in Angola, Smoky Falls in Ontario and Romaine 2 in Quebec. Most recently, Ms. Dumas successfully led SNC-Lavalin's transformational margin improvement program.
Ms. Dumas holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a master's degree in Hydrogeological Engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal, as well as a master's of Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montreal.
"I am thrilled that Marie-Claude has accepted the challenge of leading our global Hydro business unit," said Alexander (Sandy) Taylor. "In addition to the results-oriented management style that has served her so well in her roles with Hydro, Marie-Claude demonstrated an ability to successfully drive efficiencies during her leadership of our company-wide margin improvement program. These attributes make Marie-Claude an outstanding addition to our world-class Power team."
About the Power Group
The origins of SNC-Lavalin's industry leading power expertise date back to its very first contracts more than a century ago. The Company played a pioneering role in the development of Canada's nuclear and hydro industries, and has gone on to build some of the world's most ambitious, transformative and sustainable power projects. The Company's track record includes 350,000 MW of installed capacity,110,000 kilometres of transmission and distribution lines, and more than 1,600 substations in over 100 countries.
Today, SNC-Lavalin is a global leader in the hydro, thermal power and transmission and distribution sectors, and a key player in the nuclear industry with exclusive expertise in CANDU reactor new build, refurbishment and retube projects. www.snclavalin.com/en/Power
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 45,000 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 solutions. www.snclavalin.com
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