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Catherine Karakatsanis has been made president of Engineers Canada for 2012-2013. Karakatsanis is also executive vice-president of building, technology and energy with Morrison Hershfield in Toronto.


Catherine Karakatsanis has been made president of Engineers Canada for 2012-2013. Karakatsanis is also executive vice-president of building, technology and energy with Morrison Hershfield in Toronto.

Wilfrid Morin, ing., who headed Teknika HBA, a Quebec engineering firm of 1,100 employees and oversaw its merger with exp, won the Gold Medal Award from Engineers Canada in June.

Dr. Richard J. Marceau was elected president of the Canadian Academy of Engineering at its annual meeting last June in Ottawa. Marceau began his career at Monenco as a design engineer in 1978. He then went into research and academia and became dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the Universite de Sherbrooke in 2001, and in 2005 Provost and VP Academic of the new University of Ontario Institute of Technology where he has led its academic start-up.

At Dessau in Montreal, Jerome Marcoux has been appointed senior vice president of project management and construction.

At Halsall, Patrick Taylor has joined the company as a managing principal of structural engineering in the Calgary office.

At Crossey Engineering of Toronto, six people have been made new associates: Dominic Pomante is now a senior associate. Dario Di Carlo, P.Eng., Momcilo Grahovac, Yilin Liu, Bogdan Mares and David Sinclair have been made associates.

Andy Kikites has joined HDR as an associate vice president and bridge practice leader for Canada, based in Toronto. Prior to joining the company, Kikites was the city of Brampton’s bridge engineer.

Mike Godawa, P.Eng. has joined the Integral Group. Kevin Hydes is chief executive officer of Integral. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award last month from the Canada Green Building Council.

David Thompson and Michael Lembke have joined Entuitive, structural engineers of Toronto, as principals leading the company’s recently launched building envelope services division.