AECOM completes European business integration, announces new management structure

ST ALBANS, Hertfordshire, UK, Nov. 9, 2009 -- AECOM, a leading global professional services consultancy, completed full integration of six European businesses, including Faber Maunsell, ENSR and Earth Tech, under the AECOM brand name, and confirmed the management structure for Europe…

• Faber Maunsell, EDAW, ENSR, ERA, Earth Tech, and Savant now all AECOM
ST ALBANS, Hertfordshire, UK, Nov. 9, 2009 -- AECOM, a leading global professional services consultancy, today announced completion of the full integration of six European businesses under the AECOM brand name, and confirmed the management structure for the European geography of the firm.
The announcement completes the integration of Faber Maunsell, EDAW, ENSR, ERA Earth Tech, and Savant into AECOM, marking the evolution of the firm as one of the leading players in both European and Global marketplaces in the delivery of building engineering, transportation, design & planning, economics, architecture, water, environment, project/programme management and energy consultancy.
Ken Dalton, chief executive for the firm in Europe, commented: "AECOM's strategic global integration, carried out over the past two years, has significantly empowered the company. We can now apply collaborative excellence in engineering and design expertise to address the world's pressing environmental and infrastructure needs, and to inform and shape the built environment."
The new management structure sees Dalton leading AECOM's 4,500 consultants working across the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe and CIS. The regional management team comprises Bill Hanway, Managing Director, UK and Ireland; Chris Hartfield, Managing Director, EU and David Whitehouse, Managing Director, CIS.
AECOM Europe can connect to the full capability and resources of 44,000 staff globally to ensure that clients receive the best ideas, innovation and delivery of their projects.
Dalton said: "The company culture is driven by a passion for developing sustainable solutions in the projects we deliver and in our own operations. We combine our thinking and share our knowledge to develop creative and effective solutions for our clients. As a client-facing organisation, we have structured a pan-European business model that allows AECOM experts, whatever their skill, to work locally, and globally, to the benefit of the project as well as our business".
Ken Dalton concluded, "These are exciting times for AECOM. With our new structure, AECOM is well placed to capitalise on its extensive range of capabilities, offering clients an even broader array of integrated services and improved access to both local and global expertise and technologies."
Based in Los Angeles, USA, AECOM ( is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With 44,000 employees around the world, it's a leader in all key markets it serves. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.1 billion during the 12-month period ended June 30, 2009.
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