Christopher O. Ward

AECOM, headquartered in Los Angeles, appointed Christopher O. Ward as senior vice president, chief executive, in New York. In this role, Ward leads strategic growth and profitability of the design and consulting services group in the New York City metro area. His areas of responsibility include transportation, water and wastewater, environment, power, and buildings and places, which encompasses more than 1,600 architects, engineers, scientists and support staff. Prior to joining AECOM, Ward served as executive vice president for major projects at Dragados USA, headquartered in New York, where he was responsible for significant business development throughout the United States. His 30-plus-year career in infrastructure and government comprises experience in both the public and the private sectors.