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|STS Consultants Joins AECOM|
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LOS ANGELES (Apr. 2, 2007) — AECOM, a leading global provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, has acquired STS Consultants, Ltd. (STS), a Vernon Hills, Ill.-based engineering consulting firm with more than 550 engineers, scientists and support personnel in 18 offices in the United States and the United Arab Emirates.
The combination of AECOM, whose 28,000 staff members serve clients in more than 60 countries, and STS, which is recognized worldwide for its capabilities in complex foundations, construction services, site development, facilities support and transportation engineering, leverages the strengths of both companies. STS has earned an outstanding reputation since its founding in 1948 and has successfully completed more than 100,000 projects around the world, many of them for Fortune 500 clients.
“AECOM is delighted to welcome STS into the AECOM family. Our strategy is to grow and broaden our presence geographically, while expanding our technical services,” said John Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. “The addition of STS to our company advances our strategy and brings together two organizations with extremely talented people and very well respected reputations.”
Tom Wolf, president and chief executive officer of STS, will continue to lead the organization and become a member of the AECOM core management group.
“This is a terrific opportunity for STS and our people,” said Wolf. “By joining AECOM, we immediately expand our business growth opportunities – in terms of market sector and geographic coverage – while also offering our employees significant career-development opportunities. We are excited about growing our practice as a member of AECOM.”
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities and environmental. With approximately 28,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM companies provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. AECOM serves clients in more than 60 countries and has annual revenue of approximately $3.4 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com