The mission of the World Affairs Council is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections through its multifaceted programs. The Council works to enhance the region’s global stature and to prepare North Texans to thrive in our complex world. For more information, visit www.dfwworld.org.About Fluor Corporation Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Founded in 1912, the company was started by John Simon Fluor Sr. with a modest investment of $100. Since those humble beginnings, the company has grown into one of the largest engineering & construction companies in the world. Fluor is celebrating its 100 th anniversary during 2012. Today, through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenue of $23.4 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.fluor100.com and www.fluor.com.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth awarded Fluor’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Seaton and former Fluor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alan Boeckmann with the organization’s H. Neil Mallon Award at a dinner honoring the Fluor executives on September 28, 2012. “The World Affairs Council is proud to celebrate David and Alan with this year’s H. Neil Mallon Award for their dedicated involvement in helping make the Dallas/Fort Worth region a hub for international business and global involvement,” said Jim Falk, president and chief executive officer of the World Affairs Council. “Since Fluor relocated its global headquarters to the DFW area from Southern California in 2006, David and Alan have served as models for how senior executives should get involved and positively impact the communities where they live and work. We appreciate all they have done in the short time Fluor has been a part of the North Texas business community.” Recipients of the H. Neil Mallon Awards have been selected by the World Affairs Council for their notable achievements in promoting the international focus of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Presented annually, the award is named for H. Neil Mallon, the late chairman of Dresser Industries, who founded the World Affairs Council in Dallas in 1951. Past Recipients of the Mallon Award have included: Stanley Marcus; Trammell Crow, Sr.; The Honorable J. Erik Jonsson; Ray L. Hunt; Lee R. Raymond; Ross Perot and Ross Perot, Jr.; Randall Stephenson; and President George H. W. Bush. About the World Affairs Council Founded in 1951, the nonprofit, nonpartisan World Affairs Council offers the public and its more than 3,800 members opportunities to learn firsthand from world leaders, policymakers, ambassadors, journalists and world affairs experts. It presents nearly 100 programs annually to enlighten and entertain North Texas. In addition to impacting over 100,000 students each year through its International Education Program, the Council coordinates visits to North Texas of delegations and leaders from around the globe through the administration of its International Visitor Program and the City of Dallas Office of Protocol.