Kevin Lynch appointed Chair of SNC-Lavalin BoardCompanies & People SNC-Lavalin
Lynch replaces Lawrence Stevenson who has been Chair since March 2015.
Effective January 1, 2018, the Honourable Kevin G. Lynch becomes Chairman of the Board of SNC-Lavalin. Lynch will replace Lawrence Stevenson who had announced his upcoming retirement from the Board at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Elected as director and appointed as vice-chairman in May 2017, Lynch has been vice-chair of BMO Financial Group since 2010. Prior to that, he served as clerk of the Privy Council, secretary to the Cabinet and head of the Public Service of Canada.
Lynch has received honorary doctorates from 11 Canadian universities, was appointed a Member of the Privy Council in 2009, and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011.
“SNC-Lavalin is a proud, revitalized Canadian company with the potential to be a real world leader in its field, and I am very pleased to become the Chairman of its Board”, said Dr. Lynch in a company release.
Stevenson has served as a director on the Board since 1999 and was appointed chairman in March 2015.