By Houston Business Journal

Foster Wheeler AG has named Chris Covert president and chief executive officer of its Houston subsidiary, Foster Wheeler USA.

He replaces Robert Flexon who moved up to CEO at the Switzerland-based companyâ¿¿s headquarters.

Covert joins the engineering and construction company from Irving-based Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) where he was senior vice president and project director in Houston.

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