Press Release

AECOM announced that Michael Della Rocca will assume the role of North America chief executive, effective Oct. 1, 2011. In this position, Della Rocca will lead AECOM’s operations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Della Rocca, whose distinguished career as an industry executive and leader spans more than 30 years joined AECOM this past July. Prior to this, he was president and managing director of Halcrow’s Americas region and a member of its group board. Before his tenure at Halcrow, he was president, chief operating officer and a board member of STV Group Inc. His career also includes leadership roles with Washington Group International, where he was chairman and CEO of Washington Infrastructure Services Inc., and Parsons Brinckerhoff, where he was chairman of Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas Inc.

“We are delighted that Michael is taking charge of this significant AECOM operation,” said James M. Jaska,AECOM president, Americas and Government. “His vast experience as an industry leader will be important to drive growth and fully apply our resources across the entire Americas geography.”

Della Rocca is a licensed professional engineer in New York and New Jersey, and has personally directed the successful execution of many large-scale planning, design and construction management projects in the infrastructure and telecommunications markets.