LASALLE, Quebec — GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. has announced the appointment of Stéphane Lavigne, CPA, as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Lavigne was most recently with IPL Inc., where he occupied the positions executive vice president and CFO from July 2014 to July 2015 and president and CEO following the sale of the company from August 2015 to October 2015.

Prior to IPL, Lavigne held the position of senior vice president, corporate business development and M&A from January 2014 to June 2014 and vice president, strategic initiatives, finance & IT from June 2012 to December 2013 with Superior Energy Group, a subsidiary of Superior Plus Corp. He joined Supremex Inc. in 1991 and occupied various positions including vice president and CFO from January 2006 to May 2012. Lavigne started his career with KPMG in 1988.

“I am very happy to welcome Stéphane to the GDI team,” said Claude Bigras, president and CEO of GDI. “Stéphane is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of experience working in senior roles with Canadian public companies. In addition to his finance and capital markets background, Stéphane brings a skill set that includes IT and systems implementation, operations optimization, business development, and strategy. I would like to take the opportunity to thank Jocelyn Trottier for occupying the role of interim CFO for the last few months, and look forward to seeing him resume his position as executive vice president and president of GDI Services (Quebec) L.P on a dedicated basis.”

GDI is a leading commercial facility services provider that offers a range of services in Canada and the United States to owners and managers of a variety of facility types including office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, industrial facilities, health care establishments, distribution facilities, airports, and other transportation facilities. GDI’s service capabilities include installation, maintenance, and repair of HVACR, mechanical, and electrical systems, as well as other services. For more information, visit

Publication date: 10/10/2016

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