Cole Engineering Group Ltd. (COLE) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Richard Waite as Senior Vice President, Water Design Centre and Strategic Business Development. In this role, Richard will be leading strategic growth and profitability of the Water Design Centre Group. 
Prior to joining COLE, Richard most recently served as Vice President with another firm, where he was responsible for significant delivery and business development in the Greater Toronto Area and north-east United States. Richard brings his extensive background in large municipal infrastructure projects ranging in size to several hundred million dollars. Richard’s 38-plus-year career in Water and Wastewater in both the public and private sectors will help COLE advance the Company’s vision “to be the preferred consulting firm and employer of choice”.   
“Richard has demonstrated leadership in Canada’s Water landscape, with a strong track record of delivering large scale programs which transformed the water sector in Ontario” said Mohsen Mortada, CEO, COLE.  “His extensive experience makes him well positioned to lead and advance our long-term strategic plans for COLE.”
“I am excited to join COLE at this time, as the company’s expertise and capabilities continue to earn its leadership position in key markets,” said Waite.  “I look forward to delivering on COLE’s significant opportunities with a strong emphasis on meeting client needs.”
“I look forward to the integrated thinking and creative vision that Richard will bring to our local market, further securing COLE’s position as a leader in the engineering sector” said Robert McCollum, Chief Operating Officer. “
Richard will join COLE on June 6, 2018 and be based at its Markham office.