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Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Heather Rim
Senior Vice President,
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

M.A., Communications Management,
University of Southern California

B.S,, Marketing,
Azusa Pacific University

Downtown Women’s Center
Board of Directors

University of Southern California, 
Board of Governors
Executive Committee

University of Southern California, 
Center for Public Relations
Board of Advisors

2020 Women on Boards
Los Angeles Host Committee Member

Arthur Page Society,

Organization of Women Executives

Women’s Leadership Council


Heather Rim is Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s premier infrastructure firm delivering professional services across the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to consulting and construction management.

As a member of AECOM’s Executive Leadership Team, Heather leads the firm’s 400+ global marketing and communications network to advance business development opportunities, inspire brand loyalty, and engage employees and the marketplace. Since joining the company in 2015, her responsibilities include brand and reputation management, advertising, public and media relations, corporate social responsibility, employee communications, digital communications and strategic marketing.

Prior to joining AECOM, Heather was Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, at Avery Dennison, a world leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. During her tenure, she led corporate communications initiatives in support of the company’s transformation to a more externally focused and sustainable enterprise. Her responsibilities spanned all facets of communications from reputation management to engagement of the company’s 25,000 employees.

Previously, Heather held corporate communications, marketing and investor relations roles at companies including The Walt Disney Company, WellPoint, Countrywide and KPMG.

In addition, Heather is an active member of the Los Angeles community and currently serves as Board President at the Downtown Women’s Center, dedicated to empowering women experiencing homelessness and formerly homeless women. At the University of Southern California, she is a member of the Board of Governors and an Advisory Board Member for the Center for Public Relations. Heather previously served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles.

AECOM partners with our clients in the public and private sectors to solve their most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm with revenue of approximately $20.2 billion during fiscal year 2019. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.