Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Parsons names Barron president

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Thomas E. Barron has been appointed President of Parsons Transportation Group, Inc. (PTG), a global business unit of Parsons Corp. He will be responsible for the business unit’s worldwide operations.

teb-parsons.jpgBarron joined Parsons in 1976 and has since held a succession of project management and business development positions throughout the corporation. His most recent position was Executive Vice President and Global Business Development Manager for PTG, responsible for managing the business development operation for more than 4,000 employees and for working with company leadership to establish business strategies, develop new markets and customers, and assist with the financial performance, technical excellence, and quality of services. Barron’s assignments have included virtually all transportation modes and a variety of economic and industrial developments.

Barron holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Northeastern University and completed graduate coursework in transportation planning. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a registered professional engineer. Barron is based in Parsons’ Washington, D.C. office.