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Bird Construction Inc. - Director Appointment

LISTING: TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE
SYMBOL: BDT

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Luc J. Messier as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Messier will also serve on the Human Resources, Safety and Governance and Audit Committees.

Mr. Messier retired from ConocoPhillips Company in 2015, having served as Chief Procurement Officer and Senior Vice President of Projects & Aviation, as well as held the position of Senior Vice President of Project Development. Prior to his position at ConocoPhillips, Mr. Messier served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Technip USA. He also held engineering, project management and Managing Director roles at Bouygues Construction and Pomerleau and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Da Camera and Mercury in Texas. Mr. Messier holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Sherbrooke and Studied Business Administration at INSEAD.

Mr. Messier joins other members J. Richard Bird, Paul A. Charette, D. Greg Doyle, Bonnie D. DuPont, Ian J. Boyd, Ron D. Munkley, Paul R. Raboud 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.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Many factors could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

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