Haag Canada hires two practice leads, expands into Ottawa and Calgary

10 June 2021 Consulting.ca 3 min. read
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Haag Canada, a forensic engineering and technical consulting firm, has hired Mark Cammisuli and Ken Huber as practice leads for mechanical and electrical engineering, respectively. The firm also announced new offices in Calgary and Ottawa.

Cammisuli, based in Toronto, will oversee engagements related to mechanical systems, piping, and HVAC. He brings two decades of engineering experience with a focus on mechanical system design and the application of complex equipment.

Cammisuli previously spent five years at Preston Phipps, an engineering consultancy specializing in steam, hydronic systems, ventilation, and laboratories. At Preston Phipps, he served as manager of laboratory technology for Central Canada. Prior to that, he spent three years at Enbridge Gas Distribution, where he was manager of large commercial energy solutions.

Earlier in his career, Cammisuli was a technical services manager at Klenzoid and an application engineer at Quadro Engineering.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Guelph and a professional engineer certification.Mark Cammisuli and Ken Huber - Haag CanadaHuber, based in Calgary, will oversee Haag Canada’s electro-mechanical (mining & energy) client work. He brings more than 30 years of electrical engineering experience in electrical rotating equipment, automation, transformers, power products, and manufacturing, among other areas.

Huber spent the last five years running a consulting firm specializing in rotating equipment engineering, design, manufacturing, and diagnostics. Before that, he spent 14 years at WEG, a global electric-electronic equipment company, where he was a VP managing operations in Western Canada.

He also spent 11 years at ABB, another global electrical and electronic manufacturing firm, latterly serving as marketing manager for automation power products in Western Canada. Huber began his career as an electrical engineer and quality control engineer at FCA Fiat Chrysler.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Windsor and a professional engineer certification.

“Haag has enlisted Canada’s best of the best as part of our mission to build an independent and world-class resource for large, complex loss,” says Chris Giffin, CEO of Haag Canada. “In just eight short months, we have rapidly grown to a substantive group of multi-disciplinary forensic engineering experts capable of managing any sizeable failure.”

Haag Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of Haag Global, a Texas-based forensic engineering consultancy with more than 100 professionals in the United States.

Since launching in September 2020, Haag Canada has grown to a team of 12 people across offices in Toronto, and now Calgary and Ottawa.

The firm earlier this year added three professionals to create a construction claims practice.

Haag Canada supports law firms, insurance companies, and owners with services in forensic engineering, loss remediation and mitigation, damage quantification, risk and project management, and dispute resolution. The firm has expertise across the areas of civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering, as well as environmental health and safety and construction claims.