MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Neil Macrae is Member of the Board of Directors for DCM with over 35 years of experience in industrial construction. His career started in the late 70’s working in the Quality Assurance department for Universal Pipelines Enterprises, a Montreal-based company with extensive major industrial experience in Eastern Canada. After spending six (6) years in the field and graduating to the position of Project Manager, Mr. Macrae moved on to a position with Opron Construction Inc. and was appointed General Manager of their mechanical affiliate, Groupco Inc. in 1987 with full operational and bottom line responsibilities.
By 1990, Mr. Macrae was appointed to the position of President and managing partner as part of an employee buy-out agreement. From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Macrae led Groupco through a period of sustained growth and profitability. Industry sectors included oil & gas, mining & metallurgy, pulp and paper amongst others, with annual sales of $15M.
In 1999, Groupco was purchased by National Construction and the operations were merged together with Mr. Macrae appointed as Senior Vice-President. During his tenure at National the company became the leading Industrial Company in Quebec with over $100M in annual sales.
After fulfilling a three (3) year mandate at National, Mr. Macrae moved back into ownership forming Solimec Construction Inc. in partnership with Dawcolectric Inc. Under his guidance, Solimec developed at a rapid pace while establishing itself as a respected and profitable company.
With expansion into Western Canada in 2008, Dawcolectric and Solimec united with DCM Integrated solutions to form the DCM Group. The company has grown to over $200M in annual sales and is considered a leader in its field of expertise in the Canadian construction industry.
In 2018, Mr. Macrae was promoted President while maintaining his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer. With more than 18 years of service coupled with his experience, moral character, and integrity,Mr. Macrae is well-respected and admired by his colleagues and peers, and is a charismatic leader who will lead the Group to continued success for years to come.