SNC-Lavalin announces changes to its senior executive team: Neil Bruce, OBE, joins firm as head of new business group

SNC-Lavalin announces changes to its senior executive team: Neil Bruce, OBE, 
joins firm as head of new business group 
MONTREAL, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Following ongoing strategic planning 
sessions, SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces a number of changes to its senior 
executive team. 
Effective January 21, 2013, Neil Bruce, formerly Executive Director and Chief 
Operating Officer (COO) of AMEC, will assume the newly created role of 
President, Resources & Environment, and will become a member of the Office of 
the President. This newly formed group will include the Company's global 
business in hydrocarbons and chemicals (H&C), mining and metallurgy (M&M), 
environment, and water. 
Resources & Environment will be the largest and most diverse business unit in 
the Company with activities in most of the 100 countries where SNC-Lavalin is 
present. Mr. Bruce's role will be to oversee a global growth strategy for 
these sectors and will be based in London, UK. Dale Clarke, Executive 
Vice-President M&M and Ric Sorbo, Acting Executive Vice-President H&C, will 
report to Mr. Bruce. 
Mr. Bruce has spent more than thirty years in the oil and gas, mining, and 
energy industries worldwide, with extensive experience in change management 
and organizational development to create operational efficiencies and 
strategic growth. He has held a variety of leadership roles, from directing 
international expansion to overseeing high-value consultancy, engineering and 
project management services at AMEC. As COO, he identified, negotiated and 
integrated a number of acquisitions to bring the company to over 30,000 
employees present in 40 countries at his departure. With his excellent 
customer relationships and knowledge of the resources and environment sectors, 
as well as key stakeholders worldwide, Mr. Bruce is well-positioned to assume 
leadership of this group and to focus on building a strong platform on which 
to increase long term global net income and growth. 
SNC-Lavalin has also created a Global Operations group. Christian Jacqui, 
formerly Executive Vice-President, Europe, has been assigned a new role as 
Executive Vice-President, Global Operations. This role will oversee the 
globalization of the Company's operations to complement the existing global 
operating structure by sector of activity. This position will be based in 
London, UK. 
Michael Novak will assume new responsibilities as Executive Vice-President for 
Global Government, Aboriginal and Economic Affairs, based in Montreal. This 
role recognizes the importance of these subjects to our clients and the 
Company in successful project delivery. This position is based in Montreal. 
Patrick Lamarre has resigned as Executive Vice-President, Global Power, 
effective immediately and will be replaced on an interim basis by Scott Thon, 
the current president of the company's wholly-owned regulated subsidiary, 
AltaLink. Mr. Lamarre has agreed to remain availableuntil June 1, 2013, to 
ensure a smooth transition. For regulatory reasons, the Transmission & 
Distribution (T&D) division will report directly to Robert Card, President, as 
long as Mr. Thon is the interim head of Power. 
"These changes represent part of our ongoing effort to further strengthen the 
Company's management structure and extend its scope," reported Robert Card, 
President and CEO since October 1, 2012. "I welcome Neil on board and I'm 
looking forward to having him share his deep and broad experience with the 
rest of the team as we move forward. These announcements are an opportunity to 
unroll some of the Company's preliminary strategic orientation, of which there 
will be more to follow in the months to come." 
Mr. Card added, "I would like to extend my thanks to Patrick for his past 
service and contributions to the Company and wish him all the best for his 
future endeavors." 
Since March 2012, the Company has initiated and enacted various plans to 
restructure and reinforce areas such as governance, ethics, compliance and 
operational excellence while maintaining a strong and stable base from which 
SNC-Lavalin can continue to serve its roster of top caliber international 
clients. 
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the 
world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the 
provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin 
has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and 
is currently working in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com. 
Media: Leslie Quinton Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Communications 
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. 514-390-8000, ext. 7354 leslie.quinton@snclavalin.com  
Investors: Denis Jasmin Vice-President, Investor Relations SNC-Lavalin Group 
Inc. 514-390-8000, ext. 7553 denis.jasmin@snclavalin.com   
SOURCE: SNC-LAVALIN 
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