CIMA+ names David Murray chief operating officer

06 February 2023 2 min. read
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CIMA+, a Laval, QC-headquartered design and engineering consulting firm, has appointed David Murray as chief operating officer, effective February 1, 2023.

Murray has been at CIMA+ since 2003 and has been a partner since 2008. His most recent role was SVP of the energy and resources sector, overseeing operations for a 650-person team. Murray currently serves as director of the Eastern Township region offices in Quebec – a role he will relinquish in June.

During his tenure at CIMA+, Murray has been on various company committees, including the governance and ethics committee. During the pandemic, he headed a committee that guided internal policies and the implementation of hybrid working arrangements.

"At CIMA+, we are inspired by engineering and driven by people. Over the past two decades, David Murray has exemplified these values,” said Denis Thivierge, who was in August appointed president and CEO of CIMA+.

CIMA+ names David Murray chief operating officer

Prior to joining the firm, Murray was an engineer at pulp and paper firm Domtar. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Sherbrooke and holds a professional engineer designation.

“I am truly honored to accede to the position of Chief Operating Officer. I look forward to working closely with our President and CEO Denis Thivierge and all the members of the executive committee,” Murray said.

CIMA+ was founded in 1990 and provides engineering, environmental and geotechnical, geomatics and surveying, and project management services for buildings, infrastructure, and transportation. The firm also offers complementary specialized services in urban planning and landscape architecture, software development, sustainability, commissioning, and mobility systems, among others areas.

CIMA+ has more than 2,800 employees across 30+ offices in Canada.

The firm last year acquired Durham Energy Specialist Limited, Westhoff Engineering, and Ediom.