Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco International, Ltd. and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has appointed William D. Webb, P.E., executive vice president for its North American operations.
Webb will be responsible for managing the operations of the company’s consulting and engineering practices in the United States and Canada. He will report to Alan Krusi, president of Earth Tech.
Webb has more than 35 years of diverse experience managing large engineering, consulting and construction operations serving the industrial and public sectors around the world. Specifically, he has provided business and technical leadership for the regional operations of global engineering and construction companies in the United States, China, Germany, Indonesia and South Korea.
Most recently, Webb was chief operating officer for the North American operations for ERM Group, a global environmental consulting firm. Prior to that, he was with Dames & Moore and URS in a variety of international senior management positions.
"Bill brings a strong combination of management and technical skills to Earth Tech," Krusi said. "His extensive knowledge of construction and engineering practices in the global public infrastructure and private sectors and his experience leading large operations will be valuable assets as we continue to grow our business in the water, transportation, environmental and facilities markets in the U.S. and Canada."
Webb holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla.
Earth Tech Inc. is a world-class provider of a full suite of engineering, construction and operations services to the global water/wastewater, environmental, transportation, and facilities markets. A business unit of Tyco International Ltd. and part of the company’s Engineered Products & Services segment, Earth Tech employs more than 8,500 people, delivering services to customers in 17 countries. Founded in 1970, Earth Tech is headquartered in Long Beach, California. More information on Earth Tech can be found at www.earthtech.com
Tyco International Ltd. is a global, diversified company that provides vital products and services to customers in five business segments: Fire & Security, Electronics, Healthcare, Engineered Products & Services, and Plastics & Adhesives. With 2004 revenues of $40 billion, Tyco employs 260,000 people worldwide. More information on Tyco can be found at www.tyco.com
Contact Frank Pollare, Earth Tech Inc., 562-951-2008, firstname.lastname@example.org