Atkins appoints new CEO for North America
Atkins announces that Joe Boyer will join the company as CEO of its North American region on March 18, 2013.
Boyer will join Atkins from Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. in Austin, Texas, where he has held the position of president of its Federal division. He has managed multiple business lines since 2003, leading some of the United States’ largest and most important environmental and infrastructure projects.
Prof. Dr. Uwe Krueger, Atkins’ CEO, commented, “Mr. Boyer is a civil engineer by profession who has worked on some of the United States’ largest and most important infrastructure projects. He has a proven track record of leading organizations to growth and delivering high performance, which is why we have invited him to lead our North American region.”
Boyer studied civil engineering at the University of Texas and holds an MBA from Pepperdine University. Prior to his service at Shaw, he was chief operating officer of Asset Group, Inc. and vice president of Project Resources, Inc., both in San Diego, California.
He is married to wife Heather, and has two children, Kyle (12) and Jamison (10). They have enjoyed living in many states in U.S., with previous assignments in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
Atkins thanks Major General L. Dean Fox, USAF (Ret.), retiring North American CEO, for his dedication and service to the company over the past few years and wishes him happiness and success in the future.