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Lerch Bates Appoints Paul Gauthier Project Manager In Calgary

Gauthier Joins Firm as Office Development Continues to Boom in Alberta’s Largest City

Paul GauthierLerch Bates announced that Paul Gauthier has joined the international consulting firm for vertical transportation, façade access and materials management as project manager. He has served in numerous leadership roles in the vertical transportation industry from account management to overseeing modernizations for more than 15 years.

Gauthier is tasked with providing vertical transportation consulting services for designs, maintenance, due diligence and modernizations throughout greater Calgary. The metropolitan area is currently the biggest office development market in Canada and continues to gain momentum. He joins Lerch Bates as the firm continues to expand its project manager team in North America with vertical transportation industry veterans.

“The vertical transportation industry in the Calgary area is growing at an incredible rate,” said Lerch Bates President and CEO Bart Stephan. “Lerch Bates continues to recruit the most talented, knowledgeable and professional leaders in the business and I’m thrilled that Paul has joined our firm.”

Gauthier has extensive industry experience including new equipment and technologies, modernizations, service repair and maintenance. He most recently worked as a national account manager for Fujitec Canada where he was involved with all aspects of the firm’s operation in Calgary. He began his vertical transportation career with Thyssen Dover, now ThyssenKrupp, where he worked on the elevator systems for large residential projects.

Gauthier is a graduate of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary.