Shaw Group ( SGR) named Brockie Hall vice president, strategic resources.

Hall will focus on recruiting executives, senior managers and senior project personnel globally and across all of Shaw's business lines. He will focus on identifying Shaw's resource needs, sourcing and recruiting industry talent. He will report to operating chief Tim Barfield.

"Over the past year and a half, Shaw has focused on capturing strategic domestic and global opportunities," said CEO J.M. Bernhard Jr. "We are now working to expand our outstanding team of engineering and construction professionals to successfully target opportunities and execute projects. Mr. Hall will play a key role in reaching this corporate goal."

Hall worked for Bechtel for six years where he directed the company's global recruitment efforts for senior-level engineering and construction professionals. Before joining Bechtel, Hall worked for nearly 30 years for Stone & Webster prior to Shaw's acquisition of the company in 2000.

On Thursday, shares of Shaw fell 9 cents to $26.42.

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