Press Release

AECOM announced today that it has appointed John M. Renfro as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. In this role, Renfro leads the company’s worldwide human resources (HR) organization and is responsible for driving its global human capital strategy across the 45,000-employee enterprise.

Prior to joining AECOM, Renfro served as vice president of human resources for Hewlett-Packard Company (HP).  Before HP, he was the senior vice president and chief human resources officer for The Walt Disney Company.  His 30-year career also includes chief human resources officer with Gateway, Inc., and chief human resources and administrative officer with Zenith Electronics.

“John’s extensive experience developing and implementing innovative human resources strategies for leading global companies will be invaluable as AECOM further advances the people pillar of our business strategy,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer.  “As we remain focused on delivering the best possible service to our clients, we are delighted to have John’s strategic knowledge and passion as we continue to grow our business.”

Renfro will be based at AECOM’s headquarters in Los Angeles.


AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.  With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.  AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.  A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.1 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2011.  More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are “forward-looking statements” for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any projections of earnings, statements of plans for future operations or expected revenue.  Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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Source: AECOM Technology Corporation

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