Earth Tech announces new executives appointed to senior management team

Earth Tech Inc., a business of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, has announced new appointments to its senior management team.

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 27, 2004 -- Earth Tech Inc., a business of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, has announced new appointments to its senior management team.

Alan P. Krusi, who joined Earth Tech as president last fall, has appointed Jeffrey Kissel, chief financial officer; Gary Beswick, vice president, safety, health and environment; and Frank Pollare, vice president, corporate communications. All three executives report to Krusi.

Prior to joining Earth Tech, Kissel held a variety of senior finance executive positions, including chief financial officer and strategic planner at several Fortune 500 companies.

Beswick brings more than 20 years safety and health experience to Earth Tech. Previously; he was director of safety and health for URS Corporation's Construction Services Division. Prior to that, he held senior level positions with Dow Environmental Inc. in the company's Capital Assets, Health & Safety and Remediation operations, and with Tetra Tech-NUS (formerly NUS Corporation) in similar roles.

Pollare has more than 25 years experience in a variety of communications positions. He was corporate director of public relations for Computer Sciences Corporation, a global technology services company, and before that he held management positions with Shandwick International.

"Earth Tech has a long history of success in providing engineering, construction and consulting services to commercial and government clients," Krusi said. "The proven experience and capabilities of these three executives will be critically important as we look to further strengthen and expand our global operations."

For more information on Earth Tech, please visit www.earthtech.com.

About Earth Tech

Earth Tech is a global provider of consulting, engineering, and construction services for the transportation, water/wastewater, facilities and environmental markets. Serving commercial, industrial and government clients worldwide, the company employs 8,500 people in over 130 offices in 17 countries. As part of Tyco Engineered Products and Services, Earth Tech combines its technical expertise with the resources of other Tyco companies to provide turnkey project solutions, including financing, for its clients around the world. Earth Tech is headquartered in Long Beach, California.

About Tyco Engineered Products and Services

Tyco Engineered Products & Services consists of four global businesses, Electrical & Metal Products; Fire & Building Products; Flow Control; and Infrastructure Services. Tyco Engineered Products & Services has industry leadership positions in the Fire Protection, Construction, Process Industrial, Water/Wastewater and Electrical markets, providing complete application solutions by utilizing the synergies among its products and services, along with the well-established brands around the world.


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