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KBR Announces Formation of Government, Defense and Infrastructure Business Group

2009-08-21 13:59
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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced the formation of a Government, Defense and Infrastructure Business Group. The new business group will serve existing and future customers in North America, the Middle East, United Kingdom and Australia.

"After evaluating the various strategies, customers, activities and projects within KBR’s current Government and Infrastructure Business, it was determined that the current Government and Infrastructure Business should evolve to become a Business Group which oversees KBR’s activities in the Government, Defense and Infrastructure markets," said William P. Utt, KBR Chairman, President and CEO.

To correspond with the creation of KBR’s Government, Defense and Infrastructure Business Group, the following appointments have been announced.

Bill Bodie, currently Senior Vice President for Government and Infrastructure Customer Relations & Strategy, has been appointed Senior Vice President, North American Government and Defense. In his new role, Bill will oversee the new North American Government and Defense Business Unit which will be responsible for KBR’s activities on behalf of U.S. and other North American government and defense customers.

Colin Elliott, currently Vice President for Government and Infrastructure’s Asia Pacific operations, has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Infrastructure and Minerals. The new Infrastructure and Minerals Business Unit will oversee KBR’s existing global infrastructure activities in Australia, North America, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. Colin will also oversee and coordinate KBR’s global activities in the minerals business.

Andrew Pringle, currently Vice President for Government and Infrastructure’s Europe, Africa and Middle East Government and Defence business, has been appointed Senior Vice President, International Government and Defence. In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for non-North American Government and Defence activities, including KBR’s present defence activities for the UK Ministry of Defence and the Australian Department of Defence.

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services and civil infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.kbr.com.

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