Report: Michael Burke Details Leadership Moves in AECOM-URS Combination

Michael Burke
Michael Burke

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will have a restructured senior management setup after the completion of their $4 billion merger, reported Wednesday.

Vern Pitt writes that Michael Burke, AECOM president and CEO, has told employees that the integrated company will comprise of four operating groups and a business development organization that will work with major clients worldwide.

Steve Morris, chief executive of AECOM’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, will lead the new company’s EMEA design and consultancy organization.

Tom Bishop, a URS regional executive chairman, and Sean Chiao, president of AECOM’s Asian-Pacific business, respectively will oversee design and consultancy operations in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

AECOM’s Dan McQuade will serve as president of the building construction department and George Nash, currently a group president at URS, will be head of the energy, infrastructure and industrial construction department.

Randy Wotring, president of URS’ federal services business, will lead the combined company’s management services group.

Mike Donnelly, currently a group chief executive at AECOM, will serve as head of the end-markets group.

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