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Members in the News On The Move WSP Global, Inc., announced several executive changes following its purchase of Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB): Former PB COO Greg Kelly was named president and CEO of the combined organization for the U.S., South America and the Caribbean; former PB CFO John Murphy was named president and CEO for Europe, the U.K., the Middle East, India and Africa; former PB President and COO for Asia Pacific Guy Templeton was named president and CEO for Asia Pacific. David Cooper was appointed president of the U.S. buildings practice and chief commercial officer for the U.S. region. George Pierson stepped down as president and CEO of PB on Dec. 31, 2014, but remains a WSP board member. CEO in 2013. Lowell McBurney was promoted to executive vice president. The firm also appointed Jeff Burdick, Derek Edge, Peter Glus, T. Wayne Holcombe, Tim Llewellyn and Jim McConnell to senior vice president in various U.S. locations. of its aviation division, responsible for business in North, Central and South America. He is based in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Debra A. Fiori was named corporate vice president and global talent director, succeeding David R. Goodrich, who is retiring. She is based in Washington, D.C. Scott R. Armstrong was appointed vice president and alternative project delivery business development director for its transportation business unit. He is based in Columbia, S.C. ARCADIS appointed John Jastrem Omaha, Neb.-based HDR announced executive changes following the firm's acquisitions of Brentwood, Tenn.based Infrastructure Corporation of America (ICA) and Pooler, Ga.-based MEI, LLC. Former ICA CEO Butch Eley was named president of HDR | ICA. Former MEI CEO and owner Ralf Schwimmbeck joins HDR as a vice president. Former ICA Division President Mark Acuff was named COO of HDR | ICA Engineering. CEO of its North American activities and Joachim Ebert to COO for North America. Both succeed Gary Coates, who is retiring after having combined those roles for the past 22 months following the departure of Steve Blake as Pasadena, Calif.-based Parsons appointed James Kerr president of Parsons Canada. He is based in Markham, Ontario, Canada. Perfecto M. Solis was named senior vice president Americas Robert A. Lepore joined Kimley-Horn Greg Kelly John Jastrem Joachim Ebert Lowell McBurney Butch Eley Ralf Schwimmbeck James Kerr Perfecto M. Solis Debra A. Fiori Scott R. Armstrong Steven Bolt Robert A. Lepore 50 ENGINEERING INC. MaRCh / apRIl 2015 The Burns Group appointed Steven Bolt vice president of the highway group, following its acquisition of OrthRodgers & Associates, Inc. (ORA). Bolt, formerly ORA president, served two terms as ACEC/Pennsylvania president (2010-2011 and 2011-2012). as a regional vice president focusing on strategic growth for the firm's current and emerging transportation market sectors. He is based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Engineering Inc. - March/April 2015
From ACEC to You
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Breaking the Mold
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Engineering Inc. - March/April 2015