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AECOM announces new executive appointments to support its continued growth

EVP Mike Burke assumes CFO role, SVP Glenn Robson named Chief Strategy Officer  

Contact: Paul Gennaro, 212-973-3167

For Immediate Release

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 28, 2006) — AECOM, a leading global provider of design and management services in the transportation, facilities and environmental markets, has announced that two of its key leaders have assumed new responsibilities as the company continues to grow its business globally.

Michael S. Burke, executive vice president and chief corporate officer, has been appointed chief financial officer, in addition to his role as chief corporate officer of the firm, and Glenn R. Robson, senior vice president, finance, has been named chief strategy officer.  This announcement comes as AECOM continues to achieve extraordinary growth.  In the past five years, the company's net income has tripled, while its annual revenue has risen to approximately $3.4 billion and its workforce has grown to approximately 28,000 worldwide.

“Our exceptional business results have been fueled by noteworthy organic growth and AECOM's ability to effectively execute successful mergers,” said John M. Dionisio, president and chief executive officer.  “We are fortunate to have executives of the caliber of Mike and Glenn on our leadership team as we continue to build on our global success.”

Burke, who joined AECOM in October 2005, succeeds Robson as CFO.  He will continue to be responsible for all AECOM corporate functions.  Burke joined AECOM following 15 years at KPMG LLP, where he held several key leadership positions.  Most recently, he was a Western Area managing partner and also served on the KPMG LLP board of directors.

As chief strategy officer, Robson will take a leadership role on AECOM's mergers and acquisitions team.  He will also be responsible for strategic financial planning, capital structure, banking relationships, and pension asset management.  Robson joined AECOM as CFO in 2002, following 12 years with Morgan Stanley & Co., where he served as a managing director in the investment banking division.


AECOM is a leading global provider of design and management services in the transportation, facilities and environmental markets.  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 unique blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering outstanding solutions that create a better world in which to live and work.  Named in Forbes' list of the largest private companies, 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