Herve Couture, PQS(F)
Title: Director of Estimation Services
Company: WSP Group
Location: Quebec, Canada
Herve Couture, PQS(F) had aspirations to become an architect, but changed his studies because he realized he liked technology more. Mr. Couture has garnered more than 36 years of industry experience and currently serves as the director of estimation services for WSP Group, which is Canada’s premiere engineering firm. Recognized as an expert in his field, Mr. Couture is responsible for overseeing cost control for the construction and engineering group.
He takes great pride in his work and in his ability to effectively manage teams and work with diverse groups of people. A member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Mr. Couture earned a diploma from the College Michel Vignaud – Limours. His hard work and persistence has led him to his current path and he is extremely proud of the progress he has made in the professional arena. He looks to continue growing and expanding for years to come. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Vice President of Institutional Business Development
Company: Sentry Investments
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Wolfgang G. Kruning began working for Sentry Investments when it was established in 1997. The company provides clients with wealth management services and is recognized as one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing independent asset management companies. Mr. Kruning steadily progressed up the company’s ranks over the years, holding positions with increasing responsibility, and was promoted to his current role six years ago. An expert in sales and dealer relations, Mr. Kruning is responsible for opening channels with distribution networks and overseeing pension plans.
Prior to joining Sentry, Mr. Kruning started his career as a pension trust officer for Montreal Trust. He worked for the company for 15 years before becoming the vice president of State Street Trust Company, Canada. His varied background enabled him to gain experience working in financial services and capital markets, as well as in investment management. Mr. Kruning draws on his strong skill set and industry knowledge to assist Sentry in gaining recognition for its services on an international level. He attributes his success to his patience, persistence, consistency, reliability and professional nature.