|AECOM appoints Rick Heinick Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer|
LOS ANGELES (May 20, 2014) — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that it has appointed Rick Heinick as executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO). In this role, Heinick leads the company’s worldwide human resources organization and is responsible for driving its global human capital strategy across the 45,000-employee enterprise.
Heinick joins AECOM from Bausch + Lomb, where he served as CHRO and head of transformation, and built a people strategy focused on developing high-performing employees, driving employee engagement and delivering business results. He played a pivotal role in leading the transformation of Bausch + Lomb into one of the best health care companies in the world. With more than 25 years of leadership experience, Heinick has developed expertise in helping to revitalize organizations to enhance profitability and growth. Previously, he was a senior partner at Schaffer Consulting, where he led the mergers and acquisitions practice and specialized in client transformations. “Rick has a proven track record creating a high performing client-focused culture, which is part of our vision for becoming the world’s premier fully integrated infrastructure firm,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM president and chief executive officer.
Heinick will be based at AECOM's headquarters in Los Angeles.