Pierre Fitzgibbon to Step Down as Member of the Board of WSP

MONTREAL, Oct. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WSP Global Inc. (TSX: WSP) (“WSP” or the “Corporation) today announced that Pierre Fitzgibbon, Director of the Board of Directors of WSP, has stepped down from the Board of Directors following his election as Member of the National Assembly of Quebec. Mr. Fitzgibbon served on WSP’s Board of Directors since May 19, 2016.

Commenting on the news, Mr. Christopher Cole, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Corporation said, “On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Pierre for his dedicated service and many important contributions. His experience and advice has been very important to the advancement of WSP and we are very grateful.  We wish him continued success as he takes on a new role.”

The appointment of Mr. Fitzgibbon’s successor will be announced at a later date.

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Isabelle Adjahi
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications
WSP Global Inc.
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