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Finning announces new president and CEO


May 15, 2013
By Aggregates and Roadbuilding

May
15, 2013, Vancouver, B.C. – Finning International announced the appointment of
Scott Thomson as new president and CEO. Thomson will succeed current president and CEO, Mike Waites, on June 17, 2013.

Thomson
joins Finning from Talisman Energy Inc. where he was chief financial officer
with responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, investor relations, marketing,
business development, and strategy, planning and performance management.
 

He's held several executive positions with Bell Canada Enterprises before joining
Talisman, including – executive vice president, corporate development; vice
president, head of mergers and acquisitions; and vice president, corporate
strategy.

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Prior to Bell, Thomson was a vice president at Goldman, Sachs and Co.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Queen’s
University, Kingston and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Graduate School
of Business.
 

The
appointment follows a thorough succession process to identify a candidate to
succeed current president and CEO Mike Waites, who announced his intention to
retire from the company in January 2013 when a successor is chosen.

 


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