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AECOM Announces Senior Leadership Appointments in Asia

2010-09-09 18:20 3561

HONG KONG, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government, announced today that Mr. Tony Shum will be appointed as chairman of Asia while Mr. Dickson Lo will succeed Mr. Shum as chief executive, Asia.

In their new roles, Mr. Shum will focus on AECOM's strategic development efforts to achieve continued sustainable growth in Asia, while Mr. Lo will be responsible for AECOM's Asia operations. The new appointments reflect AECOM's emphasis in Asia as part of the company's long-term growth vision and strategy.

Mr. Shum said, "The company's growth will benefit the local communities across Asia, including the professions in the engineering and construction fraternity. As we continue to successfully grow our business and expand our footprints in Asia, our professional staff will benefit by having more opportunities to work on interesting projects overseas, thus broadening their exposure and experience Asia wide. This will enable our more than 4,600 people working in over 20 offices in 13 countries across the continent to have better professional and career development, as well as to serve our clients and the communities better."

Mr. Lo said, "We see high growth opportunities across Asia, especially in China and India. As the consultants of choice for many of our clients throughout the continent, we are fully committed to striving for technical excellence, innovation and providing an integrated, one-stop service to our clients, leveraging on our very strong and diversified global knowledge and local delivery platform. It is our mission to add value to our clients' business by becoming their true and reliable partner."

As the company forges ahead, both Mr. Shum and Mr. Lo pledged their continued commitment in corporate social responsibility efforts and in enhancing and sustaining the world's built, natural and social environments.

Mr. Francis Bong, who has served as chairman of Asia since 2000, will continue to serve as vice-chairman of AECOM and a member of the Board of Directors.

About AECOM

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 47,000 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 enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of US$6.3 billion during the 12-month period ended June 30, 2010. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at http://www.aecom.com.

Contacts:

China Contact
Jason Leow
Director, Corporate Communications, China
Tel:    +86-21-6391-0303
Email: jason.leow@aecom.com

Hong Kong Contact
Tony Au
Senior Officer, Corporate Communications, Asia
Tel:    +852-3105-8738
Email: tony.au@aecom.com

Source: AECOM Technology Corporation
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