SNC-Lavalin appoints president for Asia Pacific and Middle East

SNC-Lavalin has appointed Steve Morriss as its new president for Asia Pacific and Middle East, growing the company’s Engineering Services business in the regions.

“This is yet another important milestone in continuing to leverage global opportunities as a leading integrated professional services and project management company,” said SNC-Lavalin.

“The Asia Pacific and Middle East represent a significant growth opportunity for SNC Lavalin’s diversified engineering services offering, including in the infrastructure, transportation and clean energy segments. To further harness that potential and drive growth, we are creating a new senior leadership role with a dedicated regional focus,” said Ian L. Edwards, president and CEO of SNC-Lavalin.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Steve Morriss in this new leadership role. Steve brings decades of global experience and a recognised track of delivering operational excellence and new business growth. I look forward to working with him as we continue to fulfill our commitment to deliver the best solutions to meet the most pressing global challenges of our time.’’

Effective immediately, Mr Morriss will lead Engineering Services business in these two regions, unifying and consolidating existing operating businesses and will report directly to the president and CEO. He will also be a member of the executive committee.

SNC-Lavalin has a strong presence in Asia Pacific and Middle East, having been involved with iconic projects across the regions, including the Landmark 81 building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; the Riyadh Metro, Saudi Arabia; and the Dubai Opera, UAE. In October 2020, the company was awarded the lead design consultant services contract for the Six Flags Qiddiya theme park outside Riyadh.