SNC-Lavalin Appoints Erik J. Ryan to Newly Created Role of Executive Vice
President of Marketing, Strategy and External Relations
MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) announces
today the appointment of Erik J. Ryan to the newly created role of Executive
Vice-President, Marketing, Strategy and External Relations effective November
1, 2013. Based in Montreal and reporting to the President and CEO, Mr. Ryan
will be responsible for SNC-Lavalin's strategic planning, corporate marketing,
corporate communications, government and aboriginal affairs, and mergers and
acquisitions. Mr. Ryan will also work closely with the Chief Financial Officer
regarding investor relations.
"Erik's extensive international and multi disciplinary experience will be a
significant asset to our Company as we seek to both consolidate and further
broaden our global reach," said Robert G. Card, President and CEO, SNC-Lavalin
Mr. Ryan, a Quebec native, joins SNC-Lavalin from Rio Tinto Alcan, where he
was most recently Senior Vice-President Communications and External Relations,
leading the group's global reputation management and stakeholder engagement
strategy. Mr. Ryan joined Rio Tinto Alcan in 2002 in the Strategic Management
Support team and then held positions of increasing responsibility, most
notably in mergers and acquisitions, strategy and government negotiations.
Prior to this, Mr. Ryan worked with the Boston-based Monitor Group in the area
of global strategic consulting. He has over 25 years of experience in various
aspects of corporate external relations, including contract negotiations,
business development, community relations, and strategy development and
execution. Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University and
an MBA from Harvard University. He also sits on several Canadian non-profit
boards and has chaired many, such as the Board of Trade of Metropolitan
Montreal and the Quebec Manufacturers and Exporters Association.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the
world, and is 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 active in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com
Media: Leslie Quinton Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Communications
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. 514-393-8000, ext. 57354 firstname.lastname@example.org
Denis Jasmin Vice-President, Investor Relations SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 57553 email@example.com
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