Michael Burke Adds Role of Board Chairman at AECOM

Michael BurkeMichael Burke, CEO of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors in addition to his current position.

Burke succeeds John Dionisio, who recently retired from the executive chairman role and will remain as a member of the board, AECOM said Wednesday.

“I would like to thank John Dionisio for his 43 years of service to this organization and his many contributions to the engineering industry, ” said Burke.

He was named AECOM CEO in March 2014 and has since been leading the firm’s efforts to double its revenue and workforce through acquisitions, including the recent takeover of URS (NYSE: URS).

Burke joined AECOM in 2005, became the chief financial officer in 2006 and moved into the president role in October 2011.

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