PASADENA, CA (April 20, 2016) – Parsons is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Santoni as Land Development Director for Middle East Africa (MEA). In this role, Mr. Santoni will manage land development throughout the region, with a special focus on growth strategies, new geographies, and developing new business.
“Pierre has acquired a unique set of commercial managerial and technical skills throughout his career and has a proven ability to deliver successful solutions in high-stakes, tight-timeframe situations,” said Gary Adams, Parsons Group President. “We are glad to welcome Pierre to Parsons; his knowledge will greatly enhance our business.”
“Pierre brings to Parsons a wealth of experience in our markets,” added Gregg Welch, MEA Land Development and Buildings Division Manager. “His position will be integral to our success as we continue to grow. We’re pleased he has joined the team.”
Mr. Santoni has more than 20 years of experience in managing portfolios of major global programs, developing new business, and realizing growth in new markets. He holds two master’s degrees in civil engineering, from École Spéciale des Travaux Publics in Paris, France, and from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, respectively.
Parsons has been working in the MEA region for more than 60 years and has offices in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Bahrain. Parsons’ portfolio of ongoing work in the region includes major oil and gas projects as well as highways, bridges, rail and transit, airports, ports, water infrastructure, plus hospitals, public schools, universities, mosques, and other public buildings.Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.