Black & Veatch announces new managing director for water business in Asia Pacific

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 24, 2009 -- Eamonn Kelly will join Black & Veatch as the new Managing Director for South Asia Pacific early next year...

Nov 24th, 2009
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Eamonn Kelly

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 24, 2009 -- Eamonn Kelly will join Black & Veatch as the new Managing Director for South Asia Pacific early next year. Kelly will be responsible for growing Black & Veatch's water business throughout the region and will be based in Melbourne.

"Eamonn has more than 20 years' experience in the water industry with a majority of the time spent in Australia, China and other parts of Asia," said Ralph Eberts, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Client Accounts for Black & Veatch. "His experience will be beneficial in building client relationships and leading the development of new business opportunities."

His experience prior to joining Black & Veatch includes seven years with a state-owned water corporation in Victoria, Australia, where he served most recently as General Manager for the Planning and Infrastructure Groups.

"Black & Veatch has a strong reputation in advanced technology and project execution plus a history of working in the region that dates back many decades," Kelly said. "I'm looking forward to establishing a stronger foothold in the Australia and Singapore markets and developing opportunities to serve clients in other parts of the region."

About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company specializing in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, management consulting, federal and environmental markets. Founded in 1915, Black & Veatch develops tailored infrastructure solutions that meet clients' needs and provide sustainable benefits. Solutions are provided from the broad line of service expertise available within Black & Veatch, including conceptual and preliminary engineering services, engineering design, procurement, construction, financial management, asset management, program management, construction management, environmental, security design and consulting, management consulting and infrastructure planning. With $3.2 billion in revenue, the employee-owned company has more than 100 offices worldwide and has completed projects in more than 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, visit our Web site at: www.bv.com

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