Since 1982, Mr. Bigras has spent his career in the construction, cleaning and facility maintenance industry. He joined GDI in 1994 and later became a major shareholder in 1998. Over the years, he has held many positions, and became President and CEO of GDI in December 2004. In his role as President and CEO, Mr. Bigras has overseen GDI’s significant organic and acquisition based growth, leading GDI to become the largest cleaning services company in Canada, and one of the largest in North America. Through his leadership, perspective and experience, Mr. Bigras has driven the development of GDI’s key financial strategic planning and brings with him an exceptional track record of disciplined capital allocation and strategic acquisitions. Mr. Bigras holds certificates in Finance and Management from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montréal.