ALBERTA, Canada - Kleinfelder announced today that Glen Christensen has joined the firm as Vice President and Area Manager for Kleinfelder’s Alberta, Canada operations. Christensen will be responsible for managing operations throughout the region, which includes offices in Edmonton and Calgary, and will focus on people, clients and growth throughout the area.
“I’m excited to have Glen overseeing our Alberta operations,” said Louis Armstrong, President. “Under Glen’s leadership, we will achieve greater collaboration within the region, increased revenue base through diversification of clients, and development of high performance teams through empowerment of and engagement with staff.”
Christensen brings over 20 years of experience delivering engineering and construction projects for clients in the heavy oil/gas, refining and power transmission sectors. His strong track record of success in the industry is demonstrated through his delivery of over $3B of safe, on time and on budget projects for industrial, energy and power market clients. Christensen has held various leadership positions including serving on several executive teams and as President/CEO of a 50 employee firm. Through these roles, he has gained considerable knowledge and experience in operational strategies, financial performance, forecasting, operational budgets, business development, HR, safety, and quality.
“I am excited to be joining a firm with a strong legacy in Western Canada,” commented Christensen. “As the VP, Area Manager of Alberta, I see great opportunity to develop new and support existing clients in the region. My commitment is to ensure our clients meet their goals and at the same time, provide the environment for our teams to grow and rise in the organization.”
Founded in 1961, Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm. Kleinfelder operates from over 60 office locations in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California.