CALGARY, Alberta — Darcy Wagner has been promoted to lead Burns & McDonnell in Canada. With a career spanning more than 20 years directing major capital project execution and operations in the energy industry, Wagner brings invaluable experience to his leadership role for the firm in Canada. As managing director, Wagner takes over for Don Chase, who is transferring to the U.S. to lead program management efforts.
“We are incredibly excited to see Darcy fulfill this leadership role and continue our company’s streak of success in Canada,” says Mike Brown, president of Burns & McDonnell International at Burns & McDonnell. “Through a demonstrated commitment to his clients and tackling every project he manages with unwavering perseverance, I have no doubt Darcy will continue to deepen our connections in Canada.”
As a driven leader, Wagner has built a career resolving challenges related to plant operations, maintenance, construction and development across the energy industry. Wagner’s educational background includes the Haskayne School of Business, Ivey Business School at Western University and Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
As a company that has had an established presence in Canada for 78 years, Burns & McDonnell has delivered almost $3.8 billion of engineer-procure-construct projects in the country during the past 10 years. The firm has a demonstrated commitment to the success of critical projects in Canada. With offices in Calgary, Toronto and Saskatchewan, and a focus on growing Canadian business, the firm expects to nearly double its presence in Canada by the end of 2022.
“Canada is home for me and I’m excited to give back to the clients that have made this such a special place to develop a career,” Wagner says. “The foundation of Burns & McDonnell is going above and beyond with our commitment to our clients, and I plan to do just that through every leadership decision made.”
Burns & McDonnell supports clients across Canada. Services include energy transmission and distribution; electrification; power generation; battery energy storage; oil, gas and chemicals; environmental services; food and consumer products; aviation; and management consulting to name a few.
“We are extremely proud of our Canadian history and our commitment to our clients,” says Jamey Bertram, vice president of international relations at Burns & McDonnell. “Our full-service firm has the ability to leverage the experience from our 60 offices worldwide to support Canada’s critical infrastructure and key services across the country.”
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