Brings to Firm More Than 27 Years in Vertical Transportation Industry
Lerch Bates announced that vertical transportation industry veteran John P. Egan, P. Eng., has been named regional manager, elevator consulting group, in its Toronto area office. Egan joins the world’s oldest and largest consulting firm for vertical transportation, façade access and materials management bringing more than 27 years of comprehensive elevator and escalator industry experience.
Egan is tasked with supporting Canadian operations in providing vertical transportation consulting services for new installation designs, maintenance, due diligence and modernization projects with a particular focus on the greater Toronto. Egan most recently served as national sales manager, modernization, at Schindler. Egan has also worked with Fujitec and Otis Elevator Company in various roles including business development, operations management and general management.
“John brings to Lerch Bates an impressive lengthy career having worked with some of the most respected and progressive elevator manufacturing companies in the world,” said Lerch Bates President and CEO Bart Stephan. “As our elevator consulting group continues to expand around the world, he is a much welcomed addition to our team in Toronto. We look forward to the leadership and expertise he will bring to our Canadian operations.”
Egan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering as well as a master’s degree in civil engineering, in the area of project and construction management, both from the University of Waterloo. John also holds an A-Class Elevating Devices Mechanic license (EDM-A) and continues to serve on industry committees.