Pierre Shoiry is the former President and CEO of the Corporation and transitioned to his current role of Vice Chairman of the Corporation in 2016. Mr. Shoiry has more than 35 years of experience in the engineering services industry. Employed by the Corporation since 1989, he was previously Senior Associate Engineer in Municipal Infrastructure and Vice-President of Business Development. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from 1995 to 2016. During these years, the predecessor company GENIVAR grew through organic growth and acquisitions to become one of the largest multidisciplinary firms in the province of Quebec. After listing the company as the GENIVAR Income Fund in 2006 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the company continued its expansion across Canada through the merger and integration of over 80 consulting engineering firms before the historic acquisition and merger with WSP, a 9,000-person multidisciplinary global firm in 2012. In 2014, the strategic acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a 14,000-person global champion, further strengthened the Corporation. Under his leadership the Corporation grew from a regional firm of 300 employees to one of the leading international consulting firms with 34,000 employees across 40 countries at the time of implementation of his succession plan in 2016. Mr. Shoiry holds a bachelor’s degree in applied science with a major civil engineering, as well as a Master’s degree in applied science from Laval University.