UPDATED ON: Thursday, January 17, 2008
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.:
James A. Burke,
From The Globe and Mail
SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce the appointment of James A. Burke to the position of Executive Vice-President, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., and to the Office of the President.
Mr. Burke is responsible for SNC-Lavalinís mass transit and airport operations worldwide. Based in Vancouver, he also has geographical responsibility for British Columbia and Malaysia.
He joined SNC-Lavalin in 1995 and has extensive experience in the design, construction and management of transit systems. In 2002, he was appointed Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Transportation and General Engineering. Since 2005, he has lead SNC-Lavalinís Canada Line LRT project, linking downtown Vancouver with the Airport and Richmond, BC. Mr. Burke holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary, and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is a global leader in engineering and construction, and a key player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in operations and maintenance services.