Glenn Gilkey, senior vice president for human resources and administration at Fluor Corp., has been appointed chairman of industry consortium Construction Industry Institute for 2013.
Fluor said Gilkey becomes the first company executive to chair the CII, which is comprised of 100 owner, engineering-contractor and supplier companies from both the public and private arenas.
“Glenn has always been a leader in our company, whether it“™s been as the general manager for some of our largest offices like Houston and Haarlem or an operations lead, he“™s always been passionate about those issues affecting our industry as a whole,“ said David Seaton, Fluor“™s chairman and CEO.
“Under Glenn“™s leadership, we will continue to focus on important issues facing all of our member companies like globalization as well as increasing the diversification of the capital build business segments that participate in CII,” said Wayne Crew, the institute’s director.
Gilkey, a 28-year company veteran, is responsible for supporting Fluor’s business lines worldwide for home office employees and field staff.
Before leading Fluor’s HR organization, he held other senior management and operations positions, including general manager for the Houston and Haarlem offices and led operations for the industrial and infrastructure business group.
James Scotti, Fluor’s chief procurement officer and an SVP, was inducted into the National Academy of Construction in November 2012.