MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Sept. 14, 2017) –
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Eric Peissel, currently serving as WSP’s Vice President of Transportation for Western Canada, will be assuming the role of National Business Line Executive – Transportation, for WSP in Canada on January 1st, 2018. This appointment follows the announcement that Dave Jull will be retiring from this role on the same date, after contributing more than 40 years of insight, leadership and innovation during his tenure with the firm. Over the next fourth months, Eric will work closely with Dave to ensure a seamless transition between the roles.
Eric has been with WSP for over 16 years and has managed teams in Quebec, Ontario and Western Canada. In his new role, Eric will be responsible for providing national leadership, client development, and strategic direction for the Transportation business line. Eric holds a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from McGill University along with a B.A. in Urban Studies from Concordia University. He will report directly to Greg Northcott, Chief Operating Officer in Canada, and will be based in Montreal.
Greg Northcott commented, “WSP’s strategy is to develop the best talent in Canada. We are delighted to have found the right person to assume this critical role from within our own talented employee pool and know Eric’s proven experience and broad understanding of our transportation business, across our country, will be a significant benefit to both our clients and our transportation employees.”
He added, “We also want to acknowledge the very important and valued contribution that Dave Jull has made to WSP’s Transportation business line and we wish him a very well-deserved and enjoyable retirement.”
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