Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Glenn Gilkey, senior vice president for human resources and administration, was recently chosen by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) as the organization’s chairman for 2013. Gilkey has been active in CII for more than a decade and previously served as vice-chair during 2012. Gilkey is the first Fluor executive to serve as CII’s chairman since its inception in 1983.
Glenn Gilkey, Fluor Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration (Photo: Business Wire)“Glenn has always been a leader in our company, whether it’s been as the general manager for some of our largest offices like Houston and Haarlem or an operations lead, he’s always been passionate about those issues affecting our industry as a whole,” said David Seaton, Fluor’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are proud of Fluor’s participation in CII’s founding some 30 years ago and our continued support over the decades. CII, as an owner, contractor and academic research institution, is uniquely positioned to help our industry through developing best practices and knowledge sharing. We look forward to the research and outcomes that CII will achieve under Glenn’s leadership.” “As one of the founding members of CII, Fluor has always been a leader in our organization, providing us access to the some of the best and the brightest minds in the industry. Whether it’s safety, engineering, craft development, innovation or project management, Fluor’s insights have always been invaluable in shaping our work,” said Wayne Crew, director of the Construction Industry Institute. “We know that under Glenn’s leadership, we will continue to focus on important issues facing all of our member companies like globalization as well as increasing the diversification of the capital build business segments that participate in CII.”