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Global consulting firm hires frmr head of SNC-Lavalin infrastructure arm as CEO

MONTREAL – A former senior executive from SNC-Lavalin has been named president and chief executive of Golder Associates, a global consulting and engineering firm.

Hisham Mahmoud, who had been president of SNC’s infrastructure arm since joining the company in 2013, will be head of an employee-owned organization with 180 offices worldwide and about 7,000 employees.

He will be based in Atlanta, Ga.

Prior to joining Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin, Mahmoud had been at AMEC, where he had been responsible for mining, oil and gas, power, environment and infrastructure business in several regions outside Western Europe and the Americas.

Mahmoud’s departure from SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) was announced last week as part of a reorganization of senior management.