Executive Staff Announcements

November 22, 2008

Tom Rose, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Layfield Group of Companies is pleased to announce the following new appointments;
Brian Fraser to the role of Vice President and General Manager of Layfield Environmental Systems, Geosynthetics, and Industrial Fabrics Canada (EGI Canada). In this capacity, Mr. Fraser will have overall responsibilities for Layfield’s EGI Canada operations. Brian will also continue to direct Layfield’s Corporate marketing activities globally.  

Since joining Layfield, Mr. Fraser has been directly involved in a number of Layfield's geographical expansions and has held a number of senior management positions, most recently as Vice-President, Marketing. Mr. Fraser is a seasoned Layfield executive with a diverse background in sales, marketing, and general management.  

Mr. Fraser has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Royal Roads University and Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) and Professional Manager (P. Mgr.) designations.
Mark Simpson to the role of General Manager, EGI Canada Toronto Operations. Mark will continue to direct Layfield’s central  and eastern Canadian business as well as lead future business expansion activities in eastern Canada and key regions of the northeast and midwestern United States.
Mr. Simpson joined Layfield in 1997 and has led the successful building of Layfield’s eastern Canadian business. Prior to joining Layfield, Mark worked as a municipal design engineer with Philips Engineering and project engineer with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Mr. Simpson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from York University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.