Monday, December 05, 2011

AECOM names global rail and transit director

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Los Angeles-based AECOM Technology Corp. announced Monday that Keith Hampson has joined the company as global transit and rail director for its transportation business.

aecom_logo.jpgBefore joining AECOM, Hampson was executive director of rail and aviation for Halcrow Group. Before that, he was general manager and director for Balfour Beatty Rail Projects Ltd.

AECOM noted that in more than 20 years with the rail industry, Hampson has developed rail projects around the world, including major initiatives in the United Kingdom, South America, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East.

Hampson succeeds Jerry Premo, executive vice president and global transit and rail director for AECOM’s transportation practice, who will assume ahalf-time role in January 2012. Premo has been with AECOM for 22 years and has led the extensive growth of its transit and rail operations. AECOM said Premo will continue to focus on client service, industry engagement, and human capital development for the company and its clients.