Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm with offices in Boston, New York, Providence, RI; New Haven, CT; and Las Vegas, NV; recently appointed Les Hiscoe to the position of chief operating officer and executive vice president.
In his new role, Hiscoe will focus on developing the Company’s field services divisions; national business in retail, hospitality, gaming, and sports venues; Tri-State business in academic and healthcare; sales and marketing; and human resources. He will work alongside Tom Goemaat, Shawmut’s Chief Executive Officer.
“Les’ experience and leadership have guided Shawmut through a period of growth in the Tri-State region at a time when many companies are experiencing double-digit declines,” said Tom Goemaat, CEO. “His ability to successfully cultivate long-lasting relationships with high-profile retail brands and elite academic institutions is unparalleled, and I look forward to working together to ensure Shawmut’s continued growth in the years to come.”
Prior to his appointment as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Hiscoe served as Vice President of development in the Tri-State Region for Shawmut. Before that, he oversaw Shawmut’s Retail & Gaming group, managing high-end specialty and luxury retail projects nationwide.
“Shawmut has built its reputation on delivering complex projects for world-class clients in challenging environments,” said Hiscoe. “I expect Shawmut to experience another year of growth in 2012 as we expand and continue to bring in new clients in the academic, life sciences, healthcare, corporate interiors, retail, and restaurant sectors.”
Hiscoe is a graduate of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Leadership Institute at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and is a Registered Professional Engineer. Hiscoe is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of VMSD magazine, and sits on the Board of Directors for Rebuilding Together, NYC. He is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events. BD+C