MONTREAL, June 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Safe and well maintained federal bridges in Montreal support economic development across the region by connecting goods to market, easing commutes of motorists and public transit users, and contributing to the overall growth of the middle class.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of Richard Cacchione to the Board of Directors of Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc. (JCCBI) for a three-year term, following an open, transparent and merit-based selection process. His appointment is effective immediately.
Mr. Cacchione, a fellow with Certified General Accountants of Canada, is a leader with extensive experience working with the public service and companies involved in construction and sustainability activities such as Hydro-Québec, Aéroports de Montréal and SNC-Lavalin.
"JCCBI will benefit from the solid experience and leadership of Richard Cacchione. His wide-ranging experience in the construction, engineering and energy sectors will serve the organization well as it continues its important work to ensure the operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of federal infrastructure assets in Montreal."
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
- JCCBI is a Crown Corporation that operates at arm's length from the government and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.
- JCCBI owns and operates four federal transportation corridors in the Montreal Area, including the Champlain Bridge, the Jacques-Cartier-Bridge, the Melocheville Tunnel and the federal section of the Honoré-Mercier Bridge.
SOURCE Infrastructure Canada
For further information: Brook Simpson, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Tel: 613-219-0149, [email protected]; Infrastructure Canada, 613-960-9251, Toll free: 1-877-250-7154, Email: [email protected]