LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced a key appointment today as the company continues to grow its business domestically and globally.
Marshall Davert joined the company on Aug. 1, 2011, as executive vice president, responsible for the Water business line in the Americas. In this role, Davert oversees the performance, strategic direction and growth of AECOM’s Water business in all areas, including water, wastewater, water resources and community infrastructure in the Americas. He will be based in AECOM’s Dallas office.
“We are delighted to welcome Marshall to AECOM,” said Rob Andrews, AECOM global managing director, Water. “His experience leading mega global water projects will be important to AECOM’s Water business line as we continue to create, enhance and sustain our world’s built, natural and social environments.”
Davert has more than 25 years of experience in major global water projects involving multiple political and institutional stakeholders, including planning, design, construction, implementation and management. His most recent position was with MWH, an international water consulting and construction services firm, where he filled key roles in the successful implementation of many MWH projects. While based in Sydney, Australia, Davert was president of the company’s Asia-Pacific division and was responsible for an operating group that consisted of 1,500 staff members with revenues of US$175 million.
In addition to being a registered Professional Engineer, Davert has a bachelor’s of science in applied mathematics from San Diego State University and both a master’s of science and Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in civil engineering. Davert has also completed the Harvard Business School General Manager Program. He has been involved with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); the American Geophysical Union (AGU); and was one of the founding directors of CalWater, a political action committee advocating for legislative and financial support of critical water resources projects throughout California.
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 approximately 125 countries and had revenue of $7.3 billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.