WSP is pursuing its expansion in Latin America and has acquired Poch, a 730-employee professional services firm based in Chile. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Colombia and Mexico.

The acquisition of Poch will provide a leadership position in engineering, environmental services, project and construction management as well as supervision and control services for industrial, buildings, environment and energy clients in the Chilean market. It will also strengthen our presence in Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

“We believe that as a global player with a strong reputation, WSP is the perfect partner for us and that uniting our teams will create tremendous opportunities for both clients and employees,” said Mr. Miguel Sanchez Carril, Chief Executive Officer of Poch. “WSP has been actively involved in various iconic projects around the world. Such scale and experience should enhance our capacity to bid on larger projects, enabling us to compete with international firms and broadening the scope of our business in Latin America and internationally”.

More information in the media release.