Williamson joins URS as New Managing Director
23rd January 2008
David Williamson joins URS as New Managing Director for Asia Pacific
David Williamson has joined the URS Division as the Company’s new Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the Asia Pacific Regional Business Unit. In his new role at URS, David has overall responsibility for the Asia Pacific operations, including strategy development, budgeting, profit and loss, project quality, safety, client relations, employee relations and business development. He is based in the Sydney office and reports directly to URS Division President Gary Jandegian.
David has more than 25 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with an extensive background in design, construction and operations and maintenance of transportation, defence, telecommunications, oil and gas, and power projects. He also brings a wealth of management and maintenance industry experience from demanding environments in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Middle East. David holds a civil engineering degree from the University of Auckland
“I am delighted to begin my tenure at URS and look forward to working with the talented staff in the Asia Pacific region and throughout the Company. One of my primary objectives is to diversify our capabilities and client base in the rapidly growing engineering infrastructure and construction services markets.” says David. “In addition, we will continue to expand our strong position in the Asia Pacific environmental market with our major multinational clients and through our work in the public sector.”
Most recently, David served as an Executive General Manager in both Downer EDI Mining and Downer EDI Rail. Previously, he held a number of senior positions over an 18-year period with Transfield which included time at ADI in Sydney and PT Trans Bakrie in Indonesia.
URS provides engineering, environmental, and advisory expertise to business and government customers within the Asia Pacific and around the globe; operating with a network of around 55,000 personnel in 30 countries; in Asia Pacific URS has 18 offices with more than 1,300 professionals.
URS Asia Pacific is a wholly owned subsidiary of URS Corporation.
URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations.
URS provides services for
transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure
and process, petrochemical, general building,
water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment
platforms, and defense and security programs. Headquartered
in San Francisco, the Company operates through three
divisions: the URS Division, the EG&G Division and the
Washington Division. URS Corporation has approximately
55,000 employees in a network of offices in more than 30