AECOM has appointed Jennifer Aument as chief executive of the companyâ€™s global transportation segment and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global program management business, AECOM reported on Tuesday. Aumentâ€™s appointment will take effect April 5 and Jeterâ€™s selection will begin on Jan. 25.
â€œJennifer and Drew are both exceptional and accomplished industry leaders in their markets, and we are excited to welcome them to AECOM as the home of the best talent in our industry,â€™â€™ said Troy Rudd, AECOMâ€™s chief executive officer.Â
As chief executive, Aument will supervise AECOMâ€™s global transportation design business to drive innovative transportation solutions. She will also help clientsâ€™ deliver safe, sustainable and cost-effective transportation systems.
Jeter, in his new role, will leverage AECOMâ€™s technical expertise to deliver front-end advisory services for large capital programs and to handle clientsâ€™ programs to support their objectives throughout the project lifecycle.
â€œWith AECOMâ€™s unrivaled global expertise and capabilities, these appointments complement a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy, which is setting new standards for technical excellence and client service while ensuring that the best global thinking and innovation is delivered on every project,â€ Rudd added.Â
Throughout her career, Aument delivered major projects across the highway, rail and port sectors, leveraging her understanding of all aspects of development. Aument is also an industry leader and advisor to governments for transport policy, innovative finance, multi-modal mobility solutions and public-private partnerships.
Prior to her new role, Aument served with Transurban, where she served most recently as president and CEO of the companyâ€™s North American business. With Transurban, Aument supervised development, financing, delivery and operations of toll road infrastructure.Â
Jeter brings more than three decades of experience in leading the development and delivery of multi-billion-dollar facilities and infrastructure. Before his position with AECOM, Jeter held global program management leadership roles at Hill International, Jacobs and CH2M.Â
â€œI am thrilled to welcome both Jennifer and Drew to AECOM and look forward to their leadership in executing our strategy to more proactively serve our clientsâ€™ complex project demands,â€ said Lara Poloni, AECOMâ€™s president.