Bill Bodie, head of business development forÂ Fluor Corp.’s (NYSE: FLR) government group since the fall of 2013, has been appointed an executive vice president of the Middle East and Africa business at Parsons, where he worked for the five years prior to Fluor.
Parsons said Monday he will oversee the company’sÂ business development leadership efforts in the Middle East and Africa for his new role.
He first joined Parsons in 2010 in a senior VP role and was promoted to the EVP ranks in 2012 to lead global business development functions for the company’s government services segment.
Prior to Parsons, Bodie held executive rolesÂ for five years atÂ KBR, where he helped that company open anÂ Abu Dhabi office in 2007 and bookÂ new construction and program management contracts with Gulf Cooperation Council customers.
âWe have been working in the (Middle East)Â for more than 60 years, and there is tremendous opportunity for growth as evidenced by the fact that our employees in the region now account for 38% of our global workforce, “Â said Gary Adams, Parsons’ MEA president.
Bodie also ledÂ sales forÂ KBR’sÂ government and infrastructure business and additionally is a formerÂ special assistant to theÂ U.S. Air Force secretary.