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Environmental Science Firm Bolsters AECOM Presence In Canada
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2007--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has acquired Gartner Lee Limited, an environmental science consulting firm headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Canada.
With the addition of Gartner Lee, AECOM has further strengthened its ability to service the growing Canadian environmental and infrastructure markets. AECOM now has more than 1,600 professionals in Canada.
"Gartner Lee is very well respected within the industry for its quality and innovative solutions," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "By welcoming Gartner Lee aboard, we continue to advance the AECOM strategy in the Canadian market by enhancing our multi-disciplinary operations in the region."
According to Dionisio, this transaction also reflects AECOM's continued focus on bolstering its environmental services practice.
Grant Anderson, president of Gartner Lee, added, "This is an exciting time for Gartner Lee. AECOM's broad pool of expertise and resources from similar and related practices worldwide will be an asset to the solutions we deliver to our clients."
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 31,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. AECOM serves clients in more than 60 countries and achieved annual revenue of more than $4 billion for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2007. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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