Legacy Building Solutions, Canada, has appointed Jim Kumpula to be its general manager.

Kumpula is based in Edmonton, Alberta, He will oversee all aspects of the business in Canada, including sales, design and construction.

Legacy fabric buildings can be seen in most Canadian provinces.

Legacy Building Solutions president / CEO Ben Fox said: "Jim’s experience in the fabric building industry is second to none.

"Having him on board will ensure that our Canadian customers get the expertise and service that has made our tension fabric structures so popular."

Prior to joining Legacy, Kumpula managed construction projects and business development in both the fabric building and traditional construction industries. This includes hospitality, public works and P3 in Canada and worldwide.

His previous employers include Stuart Olson, Graham Group, Summit Structures, and Universal Structures.