NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, is announcing Christopher Walsh, PE, LEED AP, an engineering veteran with over two decades of professional experience, recently stepped into the leadership role for the company's Facilities Management and Commissioning global practice.
Chris is a technical specialist in the field of building automation, where he began his career as a field engineer. He has experience both on the owner/user side and on the consultant/engineer side. Prior to taking on this global role, Chris spearheaded Syska Hennessy's Southeast Region, developing client relationships and driving team member growth opportunities.
Over the past few years, Syska Hennessy Group established an important presence in the engineering industry focused on facilities management and commissioning. Mr. Walsh helped develop a variety of processes and project management approaches that have been adopted throughout the entire Syska Hennessy Group organization.
In fact, the company has become preferred providers to a number of clients through the involvement of Chris and the other members of the Syska Hennessy Group team who, by virtue of their project performance, have built a solid reputation and portfolio of important projects both domestically and globally.
Mr. Walsh states, "Syska Hennessy has always placed a real emphasis on providing FMCx clients with unparalleled service throughout the project life cycle. That commitment continues to be the hallmark of our team and helped create the long-term client relationships that we have been privileged to enjoy."
Mr. Walsh holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC.
Christopher Walsh, PE, LEED AP, Principal
Quotes From Co Presidents
Gary Brennen, PE, LEED AP, Co President
Gary Brennen, PE, Co-President, states "Chris has taken on increasing responsibility for FMCx activities in addition to his role as Southeast region leader over the past 5 years. He is adept at developing and motivating internal relationships, as well as nurturing client relationships. These abilities positioned him well to elevate an already-strong group of professionals reach a new benchmark of FMCx practice delivery across the global marketplace."
Cyrus Izzo, PE, Co President
"Chris is an extraordinary leader and team contributor which made him the ideal candidate for this role," said Cyrus Izzo, PE, Co-President of Syska Hennessy Group. "His years of experience within the FMCx practice and his high profile within the industry will raise FMCx services to new heights."
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