We are honoured to be named among Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2023, our fifth consecutive year of being recognized. For 30 years, this award celebrates excellence in overall business performance, entrepreneurial spirit and the success of best in-class, Canadian-owned companies.

With approximately 350 staff working from our offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal and delivering projects across Canada, our strong commitment to innovation, employee development and technical expertise has enabled HH Angus to thrive for almost 104 years in business. To us, the Best Managed Companies award underscores the importance of managing day-to-day operations, strategic planning for the future and investing in growth opportunities. Equally important is building a strong company culture, because this honour wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and loyalty of our employees and the trust of our clients – we appreciate the important role you play in HH Angus’ success.

Here is the full text of today’s announcement of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

HH Angus a été nommée l’une des sociétés les mieux gérées au Canada pour la cinquième année consécutive

C’est un honneur pour nous d’être nommés parmi les sociétés les mieux gérées au Canada en 2023, une reconnaissance que nous recevons pour une cinquième année consécutive. Depuis plus de 30 ans, ce prix célèbre l’excellence en matière de rendement global des entreprises, d’esprit entrepreneurial et de réussite des meilleures entreprises canadiennes de leur catégorie.

Comptant près de 350 employés répartis dans nos bureaux de Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa et Montréal et réalisant des projets dans l’ensemble du Canada, HH Angus a pu prospérer pendant près de 104 ans d’activité grâce à notre engagement ferme à l’égard de l’innovation, du perfectionnement du personnel et de l’expertise technique. Pour nous, le prix des sociétés les mieux gérées souligne l’importance de la gestion des activités quotidiennes, de la planification stratégique pour l’avenir et de l’investissement dans le potentiel de croissance. Il est tout aussi important de créer une solide culture d’entreprise, car cet honneur ne serait pas possible sans le dévouement et la loyauté de nos employés et la confiance de nos clients - nous apprécions votre importante contribution au succès de HH Angus.

Voici le texte intégral de l’annonce faite aujourd’hui à propos des sociétés les mieux gérées au Canada.

We’re excited to launch Expanding the Possible, a new podcast series from HH Angus, where we explore how engineering is advancing the built environment.

From innovations in building systems to the Internet of Things, from digital services connecting the modern workplace to combating the impact of climate change … Expanding the Possible delves into exciting developments in building and energy infrastructure.

In our debut podcast, Akira Jones discusses the “Future of Consulting Engineering”  - the drivers pushing greater adoption of new technologies and the impact of these on our clients and how consulting engineers work today and in the near future. Click here to listen to this episode.

We’re pleased to announce that Eric Suderman has been promoted to Associate Director in HH Angus’ Health Division. Eric is a Principal of the firm and oversees healthcare projects across the country. He has deep project management and design experience on major infrastructure projects, additions, renovations, compliance and P3 pursuits.

Eric is a trusted and respected leader, and collaborates with many healthcare clients, including Trillium Health Partners, Kingston Health Sciences, Quinte Health, and North Bay Regional Health Centre, among others. He is highly accountable, both personally and on a team level, committed to quality design and to understanding both client and project business goals, budgets and schedules.

Some of Eric’s current and recent projects include:

  • Trillium Health Partners – Infrastructure and renovation projects at the Mississauga Hospital, Queensway Health Centre, and Credit Valley Hospital
  • Quinte Healthcare – Infrastructure and renovation projects at Belleville General Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, and Trenton Memorial Hospital
  • Kingston Health Sciences Centre - Infrastructure upgrade projects at Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital
  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

Health Division Director Kim Spencer has worked with Eric since he first joined HH Angus as a new graduate in 2004: “Eric has proven himself as a consistently positive, collaborative team leader, who brings a “can do” attitude to each project, is always willing to help, and encourages the same attitude in his team – a tremendous attribute for both HH Angus and our clients!”

Congratulations, Eric!

To find out how our health team can help deliver your next project, contact Eric at eric.suderman@hhangus.com or Kim at kim.spencer@hhangus.com for more information.

We’re delighted to introduce Andy Crosson, the newest member of our Angus Connect division. Andy joins us as Associate Director and, while based in our Vancouver office, he will be working with clients and on projects throughout Western Canada and across the country. Angus Connect is HH Angus’ multidisciplinary team providing a full suite of technology consulting and engineering services, from strategic technology planning and roadmap development to the design and implementation of digital healthcare facilities, smart campuses and smart office buildings.

Andy has a background of 25+ years in design and project management for clients in North America, the UK and the Middle East, and brings a wealth of experience in design, management and delivery of complex projects. A licensed electrical engineer, he specializes in smart buildings, telecommunications, audio visual, network and security design for clients across the commercial, healthcare, institutional, education, mission critical and aviation sectors. Just a few of Andy’s portfolio highlights include:

  • ‘The Stack’ for Oxford Properties in Vancouver - a 37-storey, 500,000 ft2 LEED Platinum commercial tower
  • Centennial Yards in Atlanta Georgia - featuring connectivity master planning for an 8 million ft2 mixed use development
  • Lululemon Store Support Centre in Vancouver – ICAT and smart building systems design for a new build, 600,000 ft2 LEED Platinum, WELL Platinum and Zero Carbon office building
  • Leicester City King Stadium in the UK - a new build 30,000-seat Premier League Stadium.

“Andy has an excellent grasp of not only the opportunities digital technology can offer to building owners, but also the practical implications of their implementation in design and construction – from new construction to renovations/retrofits of existing buildings”, commented Megan Angus, HH Angus’ VP of Strategy and Digital Services. “We’re thrilled to have Andy join our team and leverage his extensive experience and expertise in his leadership role in Angus Connect.”

Welcome, Andy! 

If you’d like to explore how the Angus Connect team can help your organization navigate the planning and implementation of technology in your project‒from intelligent building systems, mobile applications and wearables to smart office applications, contact Andy at andy.crosson@hhangus.com or Megan Angus at megan.angus@hhangus.com.

HH Angus recently adopted a number of important organizational changes to the firm’s leadership. These changes support HH Angus’ continued growth and the opportunities presented. This is an important evolution in the leadership team, as it provides opportunities for employees to grow professionally, assume new responsibilities, and contribute to our shared endeavour.

The individuals involved, together with the full HH Angus technical and corporate leadership, embody our values and growth-oriented mindset, and ensure that we provide client-centric and responsive service to our clients.

Here is a summary of the recent organizational changes:

Tom Halpenny takes on the newly created role of Executive Vice President, expanding his existing focus on Risk Management, as well as taking a lead role in optimizing our P3 pursuits.

Nick Stark also assumes the new role of Executive Vice President, leading the firm’s expansion in Vancouver and throughout Western Canada, as well as focusing on growing our Sustainable Engineering services. 

Kevin O’Neill takes over the role of Vice President of Operations, with responsibility for day-to-day management of business operations, including the Project Management Office. Kevin’s focus is on improving the efficiency of current operations, supporting resource allocation, aligning skills development to project and client needs, and engaging with our clients across the firm. Kevin continues to manage our Commercial Division. 

Megan Angus assumes the new role of Vice President of Strategy and Digital Services, responsible for effective implementation and management of our strategic planning and initiatives to ensure the firm achieves its growth objectives. In addition, Megan leads the ongoing development of our Digital Services initiative – a growing service area, as well as management of our Angus Connect Division.

Rod Mons takes on the new role of Vice President of Technology and Technical Services, leading our ongoing development of Technology, Data Governance and Knowledge, Learning & Skill Development. Rod also continues to help drive our geographic expansion initiatives and the growth of our mission critical sector.

Craig Sievenpiper takes over the role of Division Director, Technology. He continues to build on 20+ years of leadership with HH Angus and to drive the continued growth in this division. 

Phil Schuyler takes on the role of Director, Energy Division, building on his success as a trusted advisor to clients, technical leader, and excellent team manager. 

Nira Kugan assumes the role of Director of Finance and Accounting, leading the team to manage the important financial work that helps us achieve our strategic goals.

Adrienne Cressman rejoins HH Angus in the new role of Director, Project Management Office. She is working with the Operations team to enhance the firm’s project management skills. Returning to us from 8+ years on the client side, Adrienne provides insight into developing and implementing best practices to suit individual client needs.

Congratulations to this group of professionals who continue to provide exceptional leadership and are committed to supporting the success of our clients and creating exciting and meaningful opportunities for our employees’ growth and career development.