PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, consulting, planning, technical and professional services, today named Brian A. Lutes as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Dale R. Spaulding as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Mr. Lutes brings to the position nearly 30 years of leadership and management experience spanning audit and finance, human resources and operations, including 15 years with General Electric. Mr. Lutes has served as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Michael Baker where he has made significant contributions to the growth of the company.
Mr. Spaulding brings more than 30 years of experience in civil engineering, environmental planning and construction management including infrastructure projects. Mr. Spaulding has been with Michael Baker for six years and most recently led the company's largest operation, its Pennsylvania Headquarters Region.
Thomas J. Campbell, Chairman, Michael Baker International said, "The expertise, leadership ability and dedication to Michael Baker's customers and employees that Brian and Dale have shown gives me great confidence they will provide the leadership the company needs as we continue to move forward in the company's evolution. As our country focuses on repairing and upgrading our nation's infrastructure, Michael Baker is well positioned to contribute significantly to that effort and we look forward to the many opportunities ahead to serve our clients."
Mr. Lutes succeeds Kurt C. Bergman, who had been Chief Executive Officer since 2013.
About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life-cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com.
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