Merit Contractors Association

Merit Contractors Association

September 15, 2014 11:22 ET

Contractors Association Welcomes New President

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2014) - Merit Contractors Association, Alberta's largest open shop contractors association, is pleased to announce Malcolm D. Kirkland as the incoming President of the Association effective November, 2014.

Mr. Kirkland was most recently the President of the Beverage Container Management Board for several years, and prior to that role Mr. Kirkland held various executive positions within the health care industry.

"Merit has built a great foundation and carved an important role in the construction industry. I look forward to continuing the work they have been doing and further shaping Merit's future," says Mr. Kirkland.

Merit Contractors Association has been in Alberta since 1986 and has grown from 15 member companies to over 1,300 member companies in 2014. The Association provides benefits, training, and human resource tools to over 45,000 construction employees in the province.

Stephen Kushner, current President of Merit Contractors Association, announced his intentions to retire in April, 2014. Mr. Kushner has been with Merit since 1986 and has been Merit's president since 1988.

About Merit Contractors Association

With over 1,300 member companies employing more than 45,000 Albertans, the Merit Contractors Association is the voice of open shop construction in Alberta and provides human resource solutions through employee benefit, training, and retirement and recruitment programs.

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