Jacobs Vet Chris Williams to Lead Stantec’ US Federal Program in SVP Role

Jeff Brody
Chris Williams

Chris Williams, a former Jacobs (NYSE: J) division vice president, has been named senior VP in charge of the U.S. federal program at engineering, architecture and consulting firm Stantec (NYSE: STN).

The 35-year industry veteran will oversee federal market strategy and growth initiatives in his new position, Stantec said.

Williams previously led Jacobs' buildings and infrastructure division and directed operations for the company's  global U.S. Army and Corps of Engineers portfolio. He also worked as VP of the national governments business at CH2M, which Jacobs acquired in 2017 via a $3.27B cash-and-stock transaction.

He managed key global security programs such as the $11B U.S. Forces Korea Relocation Program during his career with CH2M.

He is a member of the National Defense Industrial Association, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and the Association of the U.S. Army.

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