IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mike Wheeler has joined Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) as the company’s chief procurement officer. Wheeler is responsible for procurement, contract management, material management, sourcing, travel services, logistics and export control for all of Fluor’s business lines globally.
He also has oversight of Fluor’s supply chain entity dedicated to selling quality, cost-effective, stand-alone procurement services to midstream-market clients. This includes sourcing services centered on Fluor’s strategic supply relationships in Asia and other emerging markets.
With 35 years of industry experience, and 17 years as an executive in management consulting for the exploration and production, refining, petrochemical and construction industries, Wheeler brings a depth of relevant client-based expertise to Fluor.
“Mike’s range of experience in procurement and information technology will help Fluor provide a better value proposition for our customers and clients across the globe,” said Ray Barnard, executive vice president of Fluor’s Systems and Supply Chain group. “His recent experience leading a procurement and contracting transformation program for a major Fluor client, along with his consulting experience in transformation and change management, will help Fluor’s supply chain grow and develop to better serve client needs.”
Most recently, Wheeler served as senior vice president at Reliance Industries Limited in Mumbai, India, leading the company’s Procurement & Contracting Centre of Excellence. He previously led M.W. Wheeler and Associates, Inc., in Dallas as president and CEO, serving the energy industry with supply chain management, operations and maintenance, and capital optimization.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering and construction firm that designs and builds some of the world's most complex projects. The company creates and delivers innovative solutions for its clients in engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance and project management on a global basis. For more than a century, Fluor has served clients in the energy, chemicals, government, industrial, infrastructure, mining and power market sectors. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 109 on the FORTUNE 500 list. With more than 40,000 employees worldwide, the company's revenue for 2013 was $27.4 billion. Visit Fluor at www.fluor.com and follow on Twitter @FluorCorp.