Fluor Corporation (ticker: FLR, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Fluor Appoints Ian Thomas to Senior Strategy and Business Development Role
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 7, 2007--Fluor Corporation
(NYSE:FLR) today announced that it has appointed Ian Thomas, OBE, as
senior vice president of its Corporate Strategy & Emerging Markets
Group, with a broad business development brief specifically in the
U.K. and around the globe.
Thomas joins from international project management and engineering
group AMEC plc, where for more than 10 years he was business
development director and a member of the senior management committee
reporting directly to the chief executive officer.
John Hopkins, who heads both Fluor's Government and Corporate
Strategy & Emerging Markets Groups, said, "Ian Thomas is a
well-respected businessman not only in the U.K. but around the globe.
We look forward to building on Ian's talents and relationships across
all of Fluor's public and private sector businesses and in many
different geographic markets."
In his new role, Thomas will report to Hopkins.
Thomas said, "Fluor has proven itself as one of the very best
project management firms in the world. I look forward to helping it
build on these successes and its 50-year heritage in the U.K. as we
open up new sectors, markets and geographies."
Thomas advises Her Majesty's Government on Asia Pacific trade and
investment, is co-chairman of the Indonesian British Business Council
and serves as a special advisor to the Korean Envoy for Energy and
Mineral Resources. He was appointed Officer of the Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire (OBE) by The Queen in Her Majesty's
Birthday Honours List 2006 for services to British business interests
in Southeast Asia.
Thomas is also a trustee of NGO Engineers Against Poverty and of
the U.K.-Japan 21st Century Group. Additionally, he is a member of the
Advisory Board of Meridiam, a European infrastructure fund.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) provides services on a global basis
in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations,
maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas,
Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $14.1 billion in 2006.
For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
CONTACT: Fluor Corporation
Lisa Boyette/Steve Roth, 469-398-7622 / 469-398-7623
Ken Lockwood/Jason Landkamer, 469-398-7220 / 469-398-7222
SOURCE: Fluor Corporation