Nancy Laben named general counsel; Eric Chen to focus on M&A
LOS ANGELES, Jul 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of
professional technical and management support services for government
and commercial clients around the world, announced two key executive
appointments today as the company continues to grow its business
Nancy Laben has joined the company as senior vice president, Legal, and
general counsel. Eric Chen, senior vice president, Corporate Finance,
has transitioned from his role as general counsel to the company's
corporate finance team, where he is playing a lead role in AECOM's
mergers and acquisition (M&A) and other capital market activities.
Laben will oversee AECOM's team of lawyers and compliance professionals
at both the corporate and operational levels. She will also be
responsible for the company's ethics and compliance programs,
SEC-reporting requirements, M&A and other transactional-related legal
activities, as well as all legal support of the firm's global operations.
"We are delighted to welcome Nancy to AECOM as general counsel," said
John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "Her
significant international experience, deep expertise and proven track
record for managing global corporate legal activities will benefit us
greatly as we build on our commitment to conducting business around the
world with the utmost integrity."
Laben joins AECOM from Accenture, where she served most recently as
deputy general counsel. She brings 24 years of experience to AECOM's
global legal team, having graduated from Columbia University School of
Law in 1986. Her Accenture background also includes working in Hong Kong
as managing partner, Legal Services, for Asia-Pacific; and in London as
managing director, Legal Services, for Europe, Middle East, India and
Africa. Prior to joining Accenture, Laben was a member of the Law
Department at IBM.
Chen joined AECOM in 1998, following a tenure at Prudential Capital
Group, a division of the Prudential Insurance Company of America, where
he managed a $1.5-billion portfolio of investments, including structured
and leveraged financings. He also practiced law at O'Melveny & Myers
LLC, with a focus on corporate finance, M&A, and general corporate
matters, including advising boards of directors.
"AECOM is very fortunate to have Eric's deep knowledge of corporate
finance and M&A expertise in house," said Dionisio. "This announcement
reflects our continued effort to leverage, and build upon, our
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) 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 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 $6.3
billion during the 12-month period ended March 31, 2010. More
information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release
other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking
statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including
any statements of plans for future operations or expected revenue.
Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed
in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking
statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the
fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2010, and our other reports filed with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and
undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.
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