Press Release

November 02, 2023

AECOM appoints Kristopher Takács as head of stations and transit-oriented development for global Buildings + Places business line


NEW YORK (November 2, 2023) — AECOM, the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced it has appointed Kristopher Takácsas its global head of stations and transit-oriented development for its Building + Places business line. In this role, Mr. Takacswill be responsible for spearheading the growth of AECOM Buildings + Places’ design practice in the rail and transit sectors.

“We are excited to welcome Kristopher to AECOM to strengthen and evolve our offering to clients in the sector” said Richard Whitehead, Executive Vice-President, Global Business Line Chief Executive for Buildings + Places. “With a strong focus on station design and transit-oriented developments that will not only enhance the passenger experience but deliver an equitable uplift for communities, Kristopher will be instrumental in the successful development, implementation, and delivery of our major rail and transit stations and associated facilities program globally.”

Mr. Takács is a highly experienced industry veteran with nearly 30 years of domestic and international experience. He has a proven track record of successfully delivering multi-million-dollar transportation developments both in the United States and around the world. A respected architect and urbanist, Mr. Takács has held leadership positions in prominent architecture and engineering firms, specializing in planning and designing industry-leading ground transportation passenger facilities and innovative transit-oriented developments.

“I am thrilled to be joining AECOM, a company widely respected in the industry and one that I have admired for many years,” said Mr. Takács. “I look forward to capitalizing on our strengths to deliver passenger-centric projects and creating lasting impacts for local communities.”

Mr. Takács appointment is effective immediately. 

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