Aecon Group Inc.‘s board of directors has appointed Jean-Louis Servranckx as the Company’s president and Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 4. John M. Beck will assume his previous role as executive chair of the board and Brian V. Tobin will resume the lead director role.
“The Board is confident that Jean-Louis is the right leader to guide the company in its growth aspirations in a construction market rich with opportunities well suited to Aecon’s expertise and we are fortunate to have him join the team,” Tobin said in a statement. “With the continuity of founder John Beck’s steady leadership, the global, large project execution expertise of Jean-Louis Servranckx, and Aecon’s best-in-class capabilities in Canada and beyond, we expect Aecon to deliver continued growth in shareholder value.”
Aecon says Servranckx has more than 30 years of construction industry experience across the infrastructure and industrial sectors, including large-scale and complex international projects.