WSP Global Inc. has announced Ryan Brain as the new president and chief executive officer of WSP in Canada.
“Ryan is a strategic, results-oriented professional services executive with leadership and business development skills that will help us continue to execute our growth strategy in Canada,” said Alexandre L’Heureux, president and chief executive officer of WSP.
Brain has over 20 years of experience in the professional service industry, mainly at Deloitte, one of the largest global professional services firms. Known for his leadership, he has in depth experience and understanding of professional services business models. He is also well acquainted in areas such as market and corporate strategy, M&A due diligence, and integration. He has worked with various stakeholders and clients across the private and public sectors and led several complex and high-profile projects across various industries, with a focus on consumer business industries.
“I am pleased to join WSP during this important stage in the Corporation’s evolution. WSP has a great reputation, it is known for its deep pool of talent as well as its strong client base” Brain said. “I also look forward to working alongside the Canadian leadership team to accelerate the execution of WSP’s Canadian strategy, while offering development opportunities for employees and driving greater value for WSP’s shareholders.”
Brain is a Certified Management Consultant and has a Master of Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo.