Nanotechnology Now





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Fluor Adds Ilesanmi Adesida and Peter Barker to Board of Directors

Abstract:
Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) announced today the election of Ilesanmi Adesida and Peter Barker to its Board of Directors. The additions mark the increase of the Fluor Board from 10 to 12 directors, 11 of whom are independent directors.

Fluor Adds Ilesanmi Adesida and Peter Barker to Board of Directors

IRVING, TX | Posted on June 17th, 2007

Adesida is dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., and Barker is retired from Goldman Sachs, where he served as the partner heading up investment banking activities on the West Coast.

"Ilesanmi and Peter are terrific additions to our Board of Directors, bringing vast experience from complex worlds ranging from science and technology to banking and finance," said Alan L. Boeckmann, Fluor's chairman and chief executive officer. "They will add greatly to our Board's deliberations, and we welcome their insight and counsel."

Adesida has Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Calif. In the last decade, he has held posts as the Donald Biggar Willet Professor of Engineering, director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, director of the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, professor of materials science and engineering, professor of electrical and computer engineering, professor of the Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Technology and research professor of the Coordinated Science Laboratory, all at the University of Illinois. He has also held teaching posts at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria, and Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. In 2006, he was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

As a partner at Goldman Sachs, Barker supervised the activities of the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices in the banking area. Barker was also the partner in charge of the Los Angeles office. In addition, Barker worked directly with a variety of clients on debt and equity financings, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, spin-offs, IPOS and general investment banking activities. During his Goldman Sachs' tenure, he held positions in New York and London. Barker attended Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., and Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, Calif., and he has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Chicago.

Barker serves as a board member of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) and GSC Investment Corp. (NYSE:GNV). He is also a board member of a variety of philanthropic organizations, including W.M. Keck Foundation; Fletcher Jones Foundation; Claremont McKenna College; and the Huntington Library.

####

About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $14.1 billion in 2006.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Fluor Corporation
Media Relations
Keith Stephens, 469-398-7624
or
Steve Roth, 469-398-7623
or
Investor Relations
Ken Lockwood, 469-398-7220
or
Jason Landkamer, 469-398-7222
fax: 469-398-7277

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

A 'movie' of ultrafast rotating molecules at a hundred billion per second: A quantum wave-like nature was successfully observed in rotating nitrogen molecules July 4th, 2015

New Biosensor Produced in Iran to Detect Effective Drugs in Cancer Treatment July 4th, 2015

Clues to inner atomic life from subtle light-emission shifts: Hyperfine structure of light absorption by short-lived cadmium atom isotopes reveals characteristics of the nucleus that matter for high precision detection methods July 3rd, 2015

Pioneering Southampton scientist awarded prestigious physics medal July 3rd, 2015

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

Angstron Materials Appoints VP for Business Development And Engineering June 27th, 2015

Solegear Further Strengthens its Product Development Team: New Hire Seeks to Create New, Disruptive, Sustainable Materials June 17th, 2015

Janusz Bryzek Joins MEMS Industry Group to Lead New TSensors Division - New Division will Focus on Accelerating Development of Emerging Ultra-high Volume Sensors Supporting Abundance, mHealth and IoT May 14th, 2015

Carbodeon Appoints Leading Industry Expert as Advisory Board Member May 7th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project