Bird Construction Inc. - Director Appointment


TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald D. Munkley as a member of its Board of Directors.  Mr. Munkley will also serve on the Audit Committee and Human Resource, Safety & Governance Committee.

Mr. Munkley retired in 2009 as Vice Chairman and Head of the Power and Utility Business of CIBC World Markets.  He has acted as advisor on most Canadian utility transactions since joining CIBC World Markets in 1998.  Prior to that, Mr. Munkley was employed at Enbridge Consumers Gas for 27 years, culminating as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.  He led Consumers Gas through deregulation and restructuring in the 1990s.

Mr. Munkley joins other members J. Richard Bird, Paul A. Charette, D. Greg Doyle, Bonnie D. DuPont, J. Urban Joseph, Paul R. Raboud, Tim J. Talbott and Arni C. Thorsteinson on the Board of Directors of the Company.

Bird Construction is one of Canada's leading General Contractors with offices in St. John's, Halifax, Saint John, Wabush, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.  The Company services the industrial, commercial and institutional markets as well as the heavy civil construction and contract surface mining sectors.

The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information:

Tim Talbott, President & CEO or
Stephen Entwistle, CFO
Bird Construction Inc.
5403 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON  M9C 5K6
Phone: 416.620.7122
Fax: 416.620.1516
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