New President & CEO for AAPG
Arctic Arrow Powerline Group and Seacliff Group Announce New President and CEO for Arctic Arrow
Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2014: Arctic Arrow Powerline Group, wholly owned by
Vancouver based Seacliff Group, today announced that Mr. Simon Davies will assume
the role of President and Chief Executive Officer effective November 3, 2014.
Mr. Davies brings to Arctic Arrow over 30 years of increasingly senior experience in
industrial construction leadership, project management and estimating, safety, and
engineering. Previously, Mr. Davies held senior roles with Commonwealth Construction
including President (2006 – 2010), Vice President Engineering & Estimating (1999 –
2006) and Vice President Operations (1997 – 1999). He started his career with Fluor
Canada as a design and field engineer. Mr. Davies is a registered Professional
Engineer in Alberta and British Columbia, and holds an Honours Bachelor Science
degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University.
Mr. Davies will be based at the AAPG head office in Surrey, B.C.
“Since we acquired the business in early 2013, Arctic Arrow has repositioned itself to
offer more services to a larger group of customers in both the public and private sectors.
With the addition of Simon’s extensive industry and operational experience, the
company is well positioned for its next phase of growth” said Stephen Curran, Managing
Director, Private Equity for Seacliff Group.
“I am very pleased to be joining Arctic Arrow and look forward to building on our strong
momentum. We have a great management group, dedicated and well trained field staff,
and a large, well maintained equipment fleet. In the coming weeks I look forward to
meeting our customers and partners” said Simon Davies.
Arctic Arrow Powerline Group is a full service transmission, distribution, and design
powerline consultant and contractor. Operating primarily in western Canada, AAPG is
well equipped to handle all overhead and underground power projects from private
sector services to large joint venture corporate partnerships. Services include design
and engineering, material procurement, project management, new construction,
maintenance, trouble response, and emergency restoration. AAPG was founded in
1981 and has grown to become one of the leading powerline service providers in
The Seacliff Group is a Vancouver based, privately-owned group of companies with
extensive experience in the construction, powerline services, oil and gas services, and
real estate sectors. Seacliff’s private equity division is developing a portfolio of
businesses in the infrastructure and industrial service sectors. Seacliff is also the
majority owner of IPAC Services Ltd, an oil and gas construction, maintenance and
logistical services provider based in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Previous notable
businesses have included Dominion Construction, Canem Systems, and
Saskatchewan-based Broda Construction.
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