Patrick Schmidtz

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Patrick Schmidtz
Senior Vice President Corporate Resources
Graham Group Ltd

Patrick Schmidtz, Senior Vice President Corporate Resources, Graham Group Ltd.

Patrick has been with Graham 16 years, joining the company in 1996 as an Asset Manager based in our Saskatoon operation, leading to overall corporate responsibility for Graham assets in 1999 and a move to corporate head office in 2001.

In 2003, Patrick was appointed Vice President Corporate Resources, including oversight the Asset Management, Purchasing, Quality and Engineering expertise groups.

An active and committed member of the executive team, Patrick has been instrumental in the initiation and growth of Graham’s matrix structure as well as a broad range of corporate initiatives ranging from support for ERP implementations to involvement in M & A work as part of the growth strategy.

Recently he was appointed Vice President Human Resources and is energized not only by the opportunity for more cross functional exposure, but the critical role this function must play in the future of the company.

His construction roots go deep, beginning in 1980 and including experience with both Finning in Alberta and Ledcor’s Ontario operations.

Just prior to joining Graham, Patrick taught high school and worked with Alberta Education on curriculum and evaluation initiatives.

Patrick holds a B.Ed from the University of Alberta and executive education from Queens.

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