HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced the appointment of Mark Read as President of KBR's Minerals business unit. Read will be the business line leader for the new Minerals business unit, which will be headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. In this role, Read will be responsible for developing and executing a growth strategy that will significantly increase KBR's presence in the global minerals industry.
Prior to his appointment at KBR, Read served 20 years at Sinclair Knight Merz, where he effectively led regional business units as well as mining and metals. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in engineering services companies to KBR.
"I am pleased to bring Mark on as the President of KBR's Minerals group and I am confident that his industry experience and strategic leadership skills will foster the growth of KBR's mining and minerals business," said Mark Williams, Group President, Infrastructure, Government & Power. "I am certain that Mark will successfully lead KBR's new Minerals group as it ventures out as a standalone business unit."
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