“After witnessing firsthand, the undeniable talent and level of expertise of WSP in Canada over the past year, I am proud to continue to work alongside the Canadian leadership team as we pursue the organization’s strategic ambitions to further our client centric approach and people development initiatives,” said Marie-Claude Dumas.
A member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, Dumas brings a proven track record as a global engineering and senior construction executive with over 20 years of consulting and multi-disciplinary management experience. Prior to this appointment, Dumas held the role of Global Director, Major Projects & Programs/Executive Market Leader – Quebec for WSP, a role she began in January 2020. In her previous role, she was responsible for the performance and positioning of WSP’s major projects, project managers and programs on a global scale. In her role as Executive Market Leader ̶̶ Québec, Dumas worked with provincial leaders to respond to key strategic opportunities with the Quebec market. In addition to her role as President and CEO of WSP Canada, Dumas will serve as the Global Leader for Inclusion and Diversity for WSP.
This appointment is significant in the Canadian engineering landscape. Dumas’ track record both in the Canadian and global market, as well as the caliber of her work in her time at WSP, make her the ideal industry leader to navigate WSP Canada through this time of transition, as the company welcomes the team from Golder to its thriving operation.
“As we have entered the last year of our strategic cycle, we are confident that Marie-Claude’s extensive technical background, combined with her track record in major project delivery, will set the foundation for sustained growth at WSP in Canada, in addition to capturing the benefits offered by the Golder acquisition,” said Alexandre L’Heureux, President and Chief Executive Officer of WSP.
Dumas took over the role of President and CEO of WSP Canada on April 7th.
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