Great Lakes Dredge Makes New Appointments

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week announced two new appointments, Kathleen Mackie LaVoy joined the company as the new Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary and Annette Cyr as the Vice President of Human Resources.

CEO Lasse Petterson commented: “We are excited to announce these changes to our executive management team. At this pivotal time in Great Lakes’ history, I look forward to the leadership and diversity that both Katie and Annette bring to the team.”

Ms. LaVoy joined the company in 2007 as Assistant General Counsel and was promoted to Vice President and General Counsel, Dredging Operations in 2012. Since November 2015, she has been serving as the Interim Chief Legal Officer.

She received her J.D. cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law and was an associate in the litigation department of the Chicago law firm Winston & Strawn LLP before joining Great Lakes.

Ms. Cyr has over twenty-five years of human resources experience with both public and private companies. In her most recent role, she was Executive Vice President Human Resources for Beaulieu Americas.

Throughout her career, her key focus areas have included mergers and acquisitions, leadership and talent development, and the implementation of global processes and systems in support of the businesses’ objectives. Ms. Cyr has a Master’s degree in Personnel and Employment Relations and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History, both from the University of South Carolina.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

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To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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