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Murray named COO at CIMA+

By Adam Freill   


Senior vice-president promoted at privately owned Canadian consulting engineering firm.

David Murray (Photo courtesy of CIMA+)

David Murray, P. Eng., has been introduced as the new chief operating officer at CIMA+, one of Canada’s largest privately owned consulting engineering firms.

Murray, who holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Sherbrooke, has been a partner at CIMA+ since 2008. He was most recently serving as the firm’s senior vice-president, energy and resources, where he oversaw all operations for the energy and resources sectors, comprised of more than 650 people across Canada. He is also currently serving as director of the CIMA+ offices in the Eastern Township region of Quebec. He will pursue his functions in this role until June.

Committed to the promotion and advancement of the firm, Murray has been involved in various committees over the years, including the company’s Governance and Ethics Committee, whose mission is to ensure the good practice of the profession at CIMA +. During the pandemic, he headed the committee that guided the development of internal policies and the implementation of the hybrid work environment for the firm’s employees.

He has also been deeply involved with the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC-Canada) for many years, most recently serving as Chair of the ACEC Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term.


“At CIMA+, we are inspired by engineering and driven by people. Over the past two decades, David Murray has exemplified these values. David has devoted himself to the advancement of CIMA+, while volunteering in industry associations, such as the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada. I thank him for his commitment to our firm and our profession, and am pleased to announce David’s nomination to the position of COO,” said Denis Thivierge, P. Eng., president and CEO of CIMA+.

“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. I thank the company leadership for the confidence they have placed in me and for the opportunity to pursue CIMA+’s ongoing commitment to grow its expertise and diversify its operations,” remarked Murray.





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