NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company today announced that John DiCiurcio has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Turner Construction Company.
John adds this role to his current responsibilities which include oversight of operations in several regions in the United States and Canada, as well as serving as a member of Turner's senior leadership team.
Commenting on John's promotion, Peter Davoren, President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner said, "I am pleased to have John serving as Chief Operating Officer of Turner. In addition to sharing in the leadership of Turner's core business in the United States, John's leadership in selected targeted areas of growth will help us tap into their full potential."
John joined Turner in 1979 as a field engineer in the Cleveland office and has held a number of positions in the office and on job sites during his career. John moved to Turner's Chicago office and was promoted to Vice President and general manager of that office in 1996. John is a member of The Turner Corporation Board of Directors. In addition, John serves on the board for several civic organizations including City of Hope's Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council, Chicago Architectural Foundation and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. John has a B.S.C.E. in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is the leading general builder in the U.S., ranking first or second in the major segments of the building construction field. Turner annually completes $8 billion of construction. Founded in 1902, the firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company and one of the world's leading international construction service providers. For more information, visit www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 70,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 20.16 billion in FY 2010, the company is represented in all the world's major markets. The Group's service offering in the fields of development, construction, services, concessions and operation covers the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 53 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at www.hochtief.com/press.
SOURCE Turner Construction Company