Press Release

Shawn Till Appointed EVP & CEO of CIF North America

Aug. 25 2021

Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn Till, effective September 1st, 2021 as Executive Vice-President of Commodities, Industry and Facilities (CIF), North America.

Based in New York City (USA), Shawn Till will report to Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas and join the Group Executive Committee. He will replace Natalia Shuman, who has decided to leave the company to pursue new personal projects.

Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer, Bureau Veritas, commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Shawn Till to the Group Executive Committee. Shawn brings a wealth of experience including 13 years’ experience in the heavy civil construction materials and manufacturing industries sector. In 2006, he co-founded Primary Integration, which was acquired by BV in 2017. Shawn will leverage his strong leadership skills, as well as entrepreneurial spirit and commercial culture, to develop Bureau Veritas in North America even further.

I would like to thank Natalia Shuman for her great contribution to Bureau Veritas in the last 4 and a half years. During this time, she has led the repositioning of CIF North America ensuring it is a strategic pillar for Bureau Veritas’ current and future development; she has built a highly talented leadership team and acquired and integrated several acquisitions that proved crucial in our transformation."

Shawn Till – Biography:
After a solid experience in the heavy civil construction materials and manufacturing industries sector, with Dufferin Construction Company and the St. Lawrence Cement company, he co-founded Primary Integration in 2006. As Chief Executive Officer, he rapidly grew this Service Company in the Tech Construction Space. Primary Integration was acquired by Bureau Veritas in 2017 and since then, Shawn Till has continued to successfully grow the business, capturing synergies with Bureau Veritas across the different geographies outside of North America. Shawn holds a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School (USA) and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from McMaster University, Hamilton (Canada).