Patrick K. Mullen has been named Executive Vice President and Operating Group President of Engineering, Construction and Maintenance. He will have responsibility for the group's project operations, sales and support functions around the world, in addition to working with the executive team in developing key strategies for the future.
Mr. Mullen has more than 27 years of industry experience in a broad variety of sales, operations, strategic planning and marketing assignments throughout the world. Most recently, he served as CB&I's Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Mullen joined CB&I in 2007 through the company's acquisition of Lummus Global, which he joined in 1998. Mr. Mullen earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
James Sabin has been named Executive Vice President, Global Systems. He will have responsibility for quality, project controls, project risk assessment and health, safety and environmental.
Mr. Sabin has more than 30 years of experience in project execution and information technology. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Systems. Mr. Sabin joined CB&I in 2013 through the company's acquisition of Shaw. He came to Shaw through its 2000 acquisition of Stone & Webster, which he joined in 1982. Mr. Sabin earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University in Boston.
"The new appointments for Pat and Jim demonstrate their exceptional track records and proven leadership abilities," said Philip K. Asherman, CB&I's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We believe these changes to our organization will further strengthen our operational excellence and help continue to position CB&I as a leader in all the industries we serve."
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