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AECOM Names Lydia Kennard to Board of Directors; Douglas Stotlar Quoted

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Lydia Kennard
Lydia Kennard Board of Directors AECOM

AECOM has appointed Lydia Kennard, president and CEO of KDG Construction Consulting, to its Board of Directors, the company reported on Monday. Kennard’s appointment will be effective at a future date no later than December 2020. 

“It is a privilege to welcome Lydia Kennard to our Board of Directors,” said Douglas Stotlar, chairman of AECOM’s Board of Directors. “Lydia brings impressive industry expertise and leadership experience to AECOM that will further strengthen and support the long-term success of our organization as the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm.”

Kennard will bring deep industry expertise to AECOM’s Board of Directors.  Kennard’s professional career has spanned aviation, construction management, corporate law, real estate development and urban planning, as well as serving as a director and trustee for several publicly traded companies and nonprofit organizations. 

Since 2007, Kennard has served as a founding principal of Airport Property Ventures, an operator and developer of general aviation facilities. She has also served as the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) from 1999 through 2003, then from 2005 to early 2007.

Kennard currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Prologis and Healthpeak Properties.

About AECOM

AECOM (NYSE:ACM) is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. We partner with our clients in the public and private sectors to solve their most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of approximately $13.6 billion in fiscal year 2019.