Aecom reshuffles leadership

Infrastructure services giant Aecom has announced global executive leadership appointments.

The US firm has named Fred Werner president of major pursuits, in which he will focus on leveraging the full breadth of Aecom’s design, build, finance and operate capabilities on large, complex bids.  

Steve Morriss previously chief executive, Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMIA), has been named group president, design and consulting services, Americas, which was previously led by Werner. 

In tandem with these appointments, Lara Poloni, previously chief executive of Australia-New Zealand, will assume the role of chief executive of EMIA. Her role leading Australia-New Zealand will be succeeded by Todd Battley.

Michael Burke chairman and CEO said “As we continue to position our business to best capitalize on tremendous market opportunities, I am pleased to announce the promotions of excellent leaders who have proven to bring a passion for executing our design, build, finance and operate strategy”.