TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - President and Chief Executive Officer of Morrison Hershfield Group Inc., Anthony Karakatsanis, is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Karakatsanis, M.E.Sc., P.Eng., FCAE, to Chief Operating Officer, responsible for company operations in Canada and internationally. Catherine will provide business leadership, oversee operations, and engage staff in a manner that leverages their collective strengths. Catherine joined Morrison Hershfield in 1989, and has been a member of the Board of Directors for 7 years.
Catherine's dedication to best management practices and commitment to the enrichment of the engineering profession have earned the respect of her colleagues and her peers. She has actively volunteered in the engineering community for over two decades, serving as President and Chair of both Professional Engineers Ontario and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers. She is the current President of Engineers Canada and a Board member of Engineers Without Borders.
In November 2012, Catherine was awarded with the with the Ontario Professional Engineers' Medal for Management. The esteemed award recognizes professional engineers who have contributed significantly to achieving excellence in engineering, primarily through their management skills.
Founded in 1946, Morrison Hershfield is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering and professional services company. It has offices in 17 cities across North America. The firm differentiates itself through a unique blend of people, culture and capabilities. Its professionals and practitioners are committed to "making a difference" environmentally and socially, providing exceptional value to clients.
SOURCE: Morrison Hershfield Limited
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