Engineers Canada Honors Exp’s Wilfrid Morin
BRAMPTON--Wilfrid Morin, Eng., M.A.Sc., was recognized as the Gold Medal Award recipient at this year's Engineers Canada Awards gala. Morin was honored for his demonstrated leadership beneficial to both the engineering profession and his community in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. The Gold Medal Award is the highest recognition of its kind in engineering in Canada.
A consulting engineer with expertise in civil, highway and water treatment engineering, Morin headed Teknika HBA, a Quebec engineering firm of 1,100 employees. His management and focus on workplace quality of life earned the company the title of "Best Employer" from the Défi Meilleurs Employeurs in the 2008 and 2009 Large Business category. In 2010, the firm received the title for the third year in a row and was inducted into the Défi Meilleurs Employeurs Hall of Fame. Teknika HBA merged with Trow Global in 2008, helping to later create exp, a world-class engineering company with more than 3,400 employees.
"Wilfrid has been a pillar of leadership in the Canadian engineering community, especially in Quebec. His dedicated service to the profession and community has helped shape the region's established and growing infrastructure," said Jeff Kishel, President & CEO of exp. "This award is well-deserved."
With a mission to understand, innovate, partner and deliver, exp provides professional, technical and strategic advisory services related to the world's built and natural environments in six key practice areas: Buildings, Earth & Environment, Energy, Industrial, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. Our heritage dates back to 1928, and today more than 3,400 creative professionals across North America and the globe provide the expertise and experience needed to deliver successful projects for clients. For more information, visit www.exp.com.
About the Awards
The Engineers Canada Awards are presented annually by Engineers Canada, the national organization of the 12 provincial associations that regulate the profession of engineering in Canada, to recognize outstanding Canadian engineers, teams of engineers, engineering projects and engineering students. Established in 1972, the Awards highlight engineering excellence, as well as the contributions of Canadian engineers to their profession, their community, and to the safety and well-being of Canadians. Recipients of the awards are evaluated based on engineering significance, service to the engineering profession, service to the community and contribution to engineering education. Visit www.engineerscanada.ca for more information.
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