Friday, September 25, 2009

Parsons appoints Adams VP/global business development manager

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Garold B. Adams has been appointed executive vice president and Global Business Development manager of Parsons Transportation Group, Inc. (PTG), effective October 1. In his new role, Adams will lead PTG's global sales and marketing program.

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Adams (pictured at left) joined Parsons in 1991 and has held a succession of positions with increasing responsibilities, including manager of PTG’s Transportation Operations sector, manager of the Road & Highway Division’s Western United States sector, manager for PTG’s Southern California operations, and office manager for a former Parsons subsidiary.  His most recent position wassenior vice president and manager for the Road & Highway Division.

“Gary has a diverse engineering background and has held key roles in several of North America’s largest highway corridor design-build projects,” said Tom Barron, current executive vice president and Global Business Development managerof PTG, who will take on the position of PTG President on October 1. “He has made significant contributions to our business, and we are excited to have him serve in this capacity.”

PTG is the primary global business unit of Pasadena, Calif.-based Parsons Corp. Adams is based in Parson’ Washington, D.C., office.