MBC Groups New Additions and an Exciting Promotion Announcement!
January 8, 2020
MBC Group has many reasons to look forward to the upcoming new year with some new and exciting announcements in the works.
Our first announcement is the addition is Rajiv Shrivastava to the MBC Engineering team. Having global experience in the construction industry over the span of 20 years, Rajiv brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the MBC Group team.
Rajiv obtained his Mechanical Engineering degree in 1998 and went back to obtain his MBA in Finance in 2009. Since obtaining his Engineering degree, Rajiv has taken on several roles in the construction industry including Design Engineering and Estimating. Rajiv’s estimating roles demonstrated his knowledge and professionalism while working on large and complex losses, managing projects independently from $200K to $125 Million.
Rajiv will join Antoine Caron’s (P.Eng) rapidly growing team of Engineers as a Senior Project Manager and under his guidance will work towards completing his P.Eng., as well as having the highly regarded PQS designation. Antoine commented ‘Rajiv’s multidisciplinary experience is a great fit in our dynamic team of construction professionals, his Mechanical expertise allows us to continue to offer an ever-increasing robust service offering.’
MBC Group is also excited to announce the addition of John Kuerbis, Lethbridge Senior Appraiser. John has a plethora of international Appraisal and Adjusting experience as well as being a certified fire investigator.
Chris Boersma also joins our Edmonton team. Chris is an Estimator from the commercial construction sector and is working towards the completion of his Professional Quantity Surveyor Designation (PQS) in Q1. Sandis Legzdins, Director of Appraisal and Surveying at MBC Group, commented ‘it is great to be bringing on so much new talent heading into the New year. We are always looking to bring on talented and qualified individuals to help us meet our clients needs.”
In addition to the new talent hired to the team, MBC Group would like to announce the promotion of Antoine Caron to Vice President of Engineering. He will be responsible for the management and delivery of the company engineering services across Canada.
“Antoine has been a key part of our success, and we were thrilled to promote him to this important position," said Ross Huartt, Executive Vice President of MBC. Since joining MBC, Antoine quickly rose to several supervisory and management positions. “We plan to add a number of capabilities including forensic and environmental engineering to our lines of business in the coming two years and we are confident that Antoine will be an important asset to help our organization reach its goals,” said Mr. Huartt.
Antoine was the President of AFCG Construction for 5 years, and before that Vice President of Construction at Rockyview Roofing & Construction. Antoine earned a Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering from the Polytechnique in Montreal. He is a Professional Engineer and is registered with Professional Engineering Associations in several Canadian Provinces.
Founded in 2000, MBC is one of Canada’s leading and trusted post-loss appraisal and consulting firms. Our expertise spans many industries. Our construction industry expertise combined with advanced technology and fast turn-around times make us one of the most preferred providers in the property and structure appraisal industry.