TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - John M. Beck, Chairman and CEO of Aecon Group
Inc. is pleased to announce on behalf of the Board of Directors that Joseph A.
Carrabba has been appointed to Aecon's Board of Directors effective
"We are extremely pleased to have Mr. Carrabba join the Board of Directors to
contribute to our vision of being Canada's premier construction and
infrastructure development company," said Mr. Beck. "His extensive
experience and knowledge within the global mining and exploration industry at
the director and executive level will be important assets for Aecon and its
mining and land reclamation operations."
Mr. Carrabba is the outgoing Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., where he has served in executive capacities
since 2005. Prior to joining Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., Mr. Carrabba
gained broad experience in the mining industry throughout Canada, the United
States, Asia, Australia and Europe. He served for over 20 years in a variety
of leadership capacities at Rio Tinto, a global mining company, including as
President and Chief Operating Officer of Rio Tinto's Diavik Diamond Mines,
Inc. in the Northwest Territories. He is also a director of Newmont Mining
Corporation, KeyCorp, National Mining Association, American Iron and Steel
Institute, Capital University Board of Trustees and the Frostburg State
University Foundation. Mr. Carrabba holds a Bachelor of Arts from Capital
University in Ohio and a Master of Business Administration from Frostburg
State University in Maryland.
Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure
development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public sector
clients. Aecon is pleased to be consistently recognized as one of the Best
Employers in Canada.
Vince Borg, SVP, Corporate Affairs Aecon Group Inc. 416-297-2615
SOURCE: Aecon Group Inc.
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