4 January 2013 – Irving, Texas, USA – Fluor Corporation has announced that Glenn Gilkey, senior vice president for human resources and administration, has been chosen by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) as the organization’s chairman for 2013. Gilkey has been active in CII for more than a decade and previously served as vice-chair during 2012. Gilkey is the first Fluor executive to serve as CII’s chairman since its inception in 1983.
“Glenn has always been a leader in our company, whether it’s been as the general manager for some of our largest offices like Houston and Haarlem or an operations lead, he’s always been passionate about those issues affecting our industry as a whole,” said David Seaton, Fluor’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are proud of Fluor’s participation in CII’s founding some 30 years ago and our continued support over the decades. CII, as an owner, contractor and academic research institution, is uniquely positioned to help our industry through developing best practices and knowledge sharing. We look forward to the research and outcomes that CII will achieve under Glenn’s leadership.”
“As one of the founding members of CII, Fluor has always been a leader in our organization, providing us access to the some of the best and the brightest minds in the industry. Whether it’s safety, engineering, craft development, innovation or project management, Fluor’s insights have always been invaluable in shaping our work,” said Wayne Crew, director of the Construction Industry Institute. “We know that under Glenn’s leadership, we will continue to focus on important issues facing all of our member companies like globalization as well as increasing the diversification of the capital build business segments that participate in CII.”
Glenn Gilkey, pictured at right, is a 28-year veteran of Fluor and serves as the company senior vice president of human resources and administration. As global head of HR and administration for Fluor, he is responsible for supporting all Fluor business lines, in all regions, for both home office employees and field staff and craft. Prior to leading Fluor’s HR organization, Gilkey held numerous senior management and operations positions within Fluor. Gilkey has also served as the general manager for Fluor’s Houston and Haarlem offices, as well as the operations lead for the Industrial and Infrastructure Business Group. He is a graduate of the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.
The Construction Industry Institute (CII), based at The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, USA is a consortium of more than 100 leading owner, engineering-contractor, and supplier firms from both the public and private arenas. These organizations have joined together to enhance the business effectiveness and sustainability of the capital facility life cycle through CII research, related initiatives, and industry alliances. A learning organization with a wealth of knowledge and information, CII is unique in the engineering and construction industry. For more information about CII, log on to www.construction-institute.org.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world’s most challenging and complex projects. Founded in 1912, the is celebrating its 100th anniversary during 2012. Through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, and maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USA, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company with revenue of $23.4 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.fluor100.com and www.fluor.com
Source: Fluor Corporation