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Valard Geomatics Announces Newly Appointed Vice President of Operations

Valard Geomatics is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Van Berkel, ALS, P.Eng. to the role of Vice President of Operations effective October 18, 2017. Steven is an accomplished individual with over 20 years’ experience within the geomatics industry. Utilizing his diverse experience at the Executive level, Steven will lead the execution of Valard Geomatics strategic business plan for continued growth, while ensuring a high level of operational efficiency and quality.

“I am very pleased to join a team whose core values align so well with my own. Valard is committed to providing a quality service in the most efficient manner while being an employer of choice. With these values the prospects for continued growth are great.”

“We are thrilled to have Steven join our executive team”, said Lesley Sick, Managing Director of Valard Geomatics. “He brings a wealth of experience and his depth and breadth of knowledge in the geomatics sector will enhance our ability to better service our clients. As we continue to grow our business across Canada and into the oil and gas and industrial markets, we’ll look to Steven to implement scalable and sustainable processes to ensure we continue to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.”

Steven is a 2002 Geomatics Engineering graduate from the University of Calgary. He received his Alberta Land Surveyors’ commission in 2005 and his Professional Engineering designation in 2008. Steven was previously employed with Altus Geomatics as Vice President.

About Valard Geomatics

Valard Geomatics Ltd. is a professional Land Surveying and Mapping firm specialized in linear infrastructure corridor projects such as pipelines, roads, rail line, telecommunications and power line survey projects.

Valard Geomatics Ltd. was specifically created for the energy, utility and telecommunication industries bringing together Senior Professional Land Surveyors and experienced Engineers focused on one goal; to increase the efficiency and quality of these surveys across Canada while streamlining processes to reduce overall costs. Partnered with Valard Construction LP, Canada’s premier contractor for utility systems and owned by Quanta Services, a publically traded company (NYSE:PWR), Valard Geomatics has unprecedented financial backing and support to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.