NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that delivers innovative and sustainable designs, today announced the promotion of John Karn to principal. The Americas Region board, which oversees operations in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, selects new associates, associate principals, and principals on an annual basis.
"Arup's vision for the future is to have a positive impact in the Americas by delivering high quality, valuable work for our clients and providing rewarding careers for our staff," said Andy Howard, Chair, Americas Region. "We congratulate our newest principal John Karn."
John Karn is a civil engineer in our New York office, where he leads the New York Infrastructure Subgroup and Transaction Advice practice. John is also a member of the Americas Infrastructure Practice Executive. He joined the firm in 2004 and has 25 years of experience, including more than a decade at the California Department of Transportation in project development and construction management.
John has led or advised on some of the largest and most complex transportation projects in the Americas Region and brings his unique experience to deliver and advise on major transportation infrastructure. His recent projects include Revised Green Line Extension Program Recommendations for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Maryland's Purple Line light rail transit, and the Indiana Toll Road acquisition.
Arup provides planning, engineering, design, and consulting services for the most prominent projects and sites in the built environment. Since its founding in 1946, the firm has consistently delivered technical excellence, innovation, and value to its clients, while maintaining its core mission of shaping a better world. Arup opened its first US office more than 30 years ago and now employs 1,300 people in the Americas. The firm's employee-ownership structure promotes ongoing investment in joint research to yield better outcomes that benefit its clients and partners. Visit Arup's website, www.arup.com, and the online magazine of Arup in the Americas, doggerel.arup.com, for more information.
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