Aecon’s Chairman and CEO John M. Beck opens the Toronto Stock Exchange to celebrate 25 years as a listed company
John M. Beck, Chairman and CEO of Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Vice President Business Development and Company Services, of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to open the market today to celebrate 25 years as a TSX listed company.
Aecon was first listed on December 31, 1987 and has emerged as one of Canada’s leaders in construction and infrastructure development, with 2011 revenues of $2.9 billion.
“Aecon has come a long way and we continue to grow across the country in the key markets of energy, transportation and resources,” said John M. Beck, Chairman and CEO of Aecon Group Inc. “On behalf of Aecon’s executive team, I wish to thank all of Aecon’s employees for their considerable contributions and to the TSX team for inviting us to open the market.”
Historically, some of Aecon’s most noteworthy projects include construction of the CN Tower, St. Lawrence Seaway, Vancouver Sky Train, and Halifax Shipyards. Today, Aecon has strategically diversified and is involved in some of the fastest growing sectors of the economy – energy, transportation and infrastructure. Current projects include the Union Pearson Express, the Edmonton Ring Road, and the Darlington nuclear refurbishment project.
Following the market opening John Beck discussed Aecon’s outlook with the Business News Network.