Kerry Rudd and Martin Jobke
Martin Jobke, P.Eng. has accepted the role of President of the Associated Engineering group of companies, effective January 1, 2018. As part of the company’s leadership succession, Associated Engineering’s Board of Directors selected Martin, a civil engineer with 33 years of experience, to succeed President & CEO, Kerry Rudd, P.Eng., who will retain the role of CEO after the transition. Kerry states, “Martin has demonstrated leadership and a vision for integrated, collaborative project delivery that will support our clients and guide Associated Engineering’s continued growth and path forward.”
Since joining the company in 1987, Martin has held roles of increasing responsibility, most recently Vice President & General Manager of Associated Engineering’s BC operation. As a civil engineer, Martin specialized in transportation engineering, and led the delivery of traditional and alternative delivery projects in the resource and municipal sectors. In his role as Vice President & General Manager, Martin expanded the BC operation to include offices in Victoria, BC, Whitehorse, YT, and Yellowknife, NT, in addition to its offices in Vancouver and Kelowna. A volunteer with the BC Institute of Technology and Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-BC and passionate about alternative project delivery, Martin has built strong relationships with the engineering community and the construction industry. Martin says, “I look forward to meeting our clients and staff across Canada. Our clients can count on our continuing attention to service, quality and innovation to deliver resilient and sustainable solutions for their projects.”
Associated Engineering thanks Kerry Rudd for his vision and leadership as President & CEO over the past 11 years. Under Kerry’s leadership, the company experienced sustained growth, and diversified into the environmental science, energy, and buildings practices. Kerry’s vision for corporate social responsibility led the company to become carbon neutral in 2009. The company has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for nine consecutive years.