SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kleinfelder announced today that John A. Murphy has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the firm. Murphy is a seasoned executive with significant operating and financial management experience with the domestic and international operations of major engineering firms.
“John will be a tremendous asset to Kleinfelder,” said George J. Pierson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kleinfelder. “Kleinfelder’s ability to attract this caliber of executive reflects very well on the future of the organization. John is well respected throughout the engineering community, and he is a highly experienced and accomplished executive.”
John Murphy has more than 25 years of senior management and financial experience, including 15 years working with major engineering contractors and their domestic and international operations. Prior to joining Kleinfelder he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa (EMEIA) division of WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff which employed in excess of 13,000 staff across the region. He has also served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Parsons Brinckerhoff, Chief Executive Officer of the Irving Transportation Group and Executive Vice President and Finance Director for the E&C Division of Kvaerner ASA in London. He brings significant industry experience, strong leadership skills and a practical hands-on approach to the Kleinfelder team.
Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm, providing solutions to meet some of the most complex infrastructure challenges. Leveraging our integrated, cross-disciplinary team of nearly 2,000 professionals in 70 offices across the U.S., Canada, and Australia, we partner with private and public sector clients to deliver leading-edge solutions on a variety of large-scale projects. Our reputation for expertise, innovation, and quality, earned since Kleinfelder’s inception in 1961, has solidified our position as a trusted consultant and industry leader.