LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has appointed Andrew D. Peters as senior vice president and chief safety officer.
In this role, Peters will lead the company's worldwide Safety, Health and Environment (SH&E) organization and will be responsible for ensuring that all of AECOM’s projects, consultants, partners and contractors have effective and coordinated safety and loss prevention programs to ensure a safe workplace during design, procurement and construction.
Prior to joining AECOM, Peters served as vice president of SH&E at Parsons Corporation, where he headed an industry-leading SH&E organization. His 35-plus-year career in managing direct hire and contractor workforces includes experience in transportation; environmental remediation; pipeline; manufacturing; water and wastewater treatment plants; energy; building; tunneling; and large government projects. Before that, Peters served as senior vice president of safety at the Dick Corporation, executive vice president of administration at Maxim Crane Works and related positions at the U.S. Steel Mining Company.
"Andy’s extensive experience in advancing a culture of safety and the enabling processes to ensure safe work environments will greatly contribute to our ongoing efforts to improve our safety performance,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer. "We are committed to becoming the industry SH&E leader as we help our clients address their evolving, complex infrastructure challenges."
Peters will be based at AECOM's main New York office.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2012. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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