Chief Operating Officer, Buildings, PCL Constructors Inc.
As chief operating officer for PCL’s Buildings Group, Chris Gower is responsible for the performance of the organization’s buildings operations across North America. Chris is also member of PCL’s Office of the CEO, a group that includes the top senior executive management.
Having invested twenty-five years in the North American construction industry, Chris has extensive practical construction experience both in the field and in a senior management capacity. During his tenure at PCL, he progressively held positions as estimator, construction risk manager, senior project manager, district manager, vice president, regional vice president, and executive vice president before assuming his current position.
Chris is an active member of the construction and business community and has served as an executive board member for the Ontario General Contractors Association. In 2009, Chris was recognized as one of Canada’s “Top 40 under 40™” leaders and in 2016 Chris was awarded the Colleges Ontario Premier’s Award.