IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Robert (Bob) Prieto, senior vice president, was named to the College of Fellows for the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at the organization’s National Conference recently held in Chicago, Illinois. Prieto is one of only 58 Fellows to be so honored in CMAA's 30-year history.
“Our entire Fluor team is proud of Bob for receiving this prestigious honor from CMAA,” said Steve Dobbs, senior group president of Fluor’s Industrial and Infrastructure business. “Bob’s commitment to the engineering and construction industry and his global recognition as a thought leader have been a great benefit to both Fluor and the industry as a whole.”
Prieto joined Fluor in 2004 and serves as senior vice president of the company’s Industrial & Infrastructure business group. He has been active in international and professional organizations, including the American Society of Civil Engineers for which he serves as a member on its Industry Leaders Council. Prieto has written more than 400 publications and speeches, including three books on program management, and he holds degrees from New York University and the Polytechnic Institute of New York.
"The Fellows designation is the highest honor that CMAA bestows on an individual," said Bruce D'Agostino, CMAA's President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is a pleasure to recognize Bob and congratulate him on being selected a Fellow for our organization."
According to CMAA, the Fellows designation is given to industry leaders who have made significant contributions to their organizations, the industry and their profession. The goals of the CMAA Fellows program are to represent a diverse community of thought leaders that lend their knowledge and insight to the strategic issues facing the industry and to identify and develop future leaders.
CMAA is the leading organization advancing professional construction and program management worldwide. Its membership is comprised of more than 10,000 public and private organizations, owners and individual practitioners. CMAA provides professional development, CM certification, advocacy and business opportunities to its members and the industry. More information about the organization can be found on its website at www.cmaanet.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 100th 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.
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