Aecom appoints global transport leader

Infrastructure consultancy Aecom has appointed a new chief executive for its global transportation business.

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Mark Southwell has been appointed to the position, having joined Aecom in 2019 as managing director for transportation in Aecom’s Europe region. He more recently served as the transportation business line leader for the firm’s Europe and India region, before taking over as interim chief executive of the global business.

With over 35 years’ experience, Southwell’s career has also included a stint leading signalling renewals for the Network Rail National Programme in the UK.

“Mark’s leadership of our global transportation business is an important step forward advancing our strategy to modernize, expand and deliver transportation systems that carry our communities into the future,” said Aecom president, Lara Poloni.