GHD and Conestoga-Rovers complete integration
Canberra, AU/Waterloo, On - GHD and Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA) have completed integration of their operating platforms, with the merged company operating as GHD which started on Canada Day, July 1, 2015. The GHD name and brand have been adopted by the CRA family of companies, including Inspec-Sol.
The integration has created one of the world’s leading privately-owned engineering, environmental and construction services companies, with more than 8500 people globally with 4000 in the USA and Canada.
Ian Shepherd, GHD’s CEO, says, "This is one of the largest true mergers to have occurred in our industry. We have added significant growth and scale to our business, while retaining the advantages of our private, employee-ownership business model for creating value for our clients and people.”
Ian continues, “Our merger has already presented numerous opportunities to deliver additional value for our clients. We are positioned for further growth, as we continue to expand our services across our clients’ asset value chain.”
Steve Quigley, GHD’s General Manager in North America and formerly CRA Principal, says, “The GHD brand is renowned for client service and a culture of safety. Our formula for success is simple we build strong relationships, exceed the expectations of our clients and create lasting community benefit. Our reputation and ability to perform are based on the technical leadership of our people and their commitment to high standards of safety, quality and ethics.”
Steve adds, “As part of our integration, we have combined systems and processes, building on the best practices of both organizations. Together, we have created a connected global network of 200+ offices across five continents.”
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Privately owned by our people, we deliver engineering, environmental and construction services to public and private sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Committed to creating lasting community benefit, we connect the knowledge, skill and experience of our 8500 people with innovative practices, technical capabilities and robust systems. www.ghd.com