IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2012--
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that James A. Scotti,
senior vice president and chief procurement officer for the company, was
recently named a new member of the National Academy of Construction at
the organization’s annual meeting. The members of the academy are drawn
from a select roster of industry professionals who have demonstrated
significant and long-term contributions to the construction industry.
Scotti’s selection recognized his leadership in advancing the
procurement profession within the construction industry and in
developing strategic partnerships with suppliers around the world. He is
also the first procurement executive in the industry to be inducted.
Fluor's Jim Scotti named to National Academy of Construction
“The National Academy of Construction’s choice of Jim Scotti underscores
the important role he has played in solidifying Fluor’s leadership
position in the engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance
industry,” said David Seaton, Fluor’s chairman and chief executive
officer. “The recognition of Fluor’s chief procurement officer to this
prestigious organization also highlights the importance we place on
procurement and the ever evolving supply chain when delivering projects
for our clients across the globe. Jim’s global leadership in providing
value-added partnering relationships between contractors, owners and
suppliers with an emphasis on strategic, mutually beneficial procurement
processes helps set Fluor apart in the construction industry.”
Scotti has responsibility for Fluor’s more than $10 billion in annual
global spend through 2,000-plus employees in procurement, contract
management, material management, sourcing, supplier quality, travel
services, logistics and export control for all Fluor business groups.
He also has oversight of Fluor’s new supply chain entity dedicated to
selling quality, cost-effective, stand-alone procurement services to
clients. This includes sourcing services centered on Fluor’s strategic
supply relationships in China and other emerging markets.
During his tenure at Fluor, he also led the development of a Fluor
endowed master’s degree program at Clemson University in Supply Chain
and Logistics of Capital Projects, a first-of-its-kind supply chain
degree that is uniquely focused on the capital project business.
The National Academy of Construction’s elite membership is elected by an
extensive peer selection process and consists of individuals who have
proven careers of contributing to both their organizations and to the
Nation’s industry advancement. Other notable Fluor inductees include
Alan Boeckmann, Vince Kontny and Bob Prieto.
The academy was chartered in 2000 in Nashville, Tenn., as a non-profit
organization to advance the U.S. construction industry. Resources of the
organization are administered through the Center for Construction
Industry Studies at the University of Texas in Austin.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the
world's most challenging and complex projects. Founded in 1912, the
company was started by John Simon Fluor Sr. with a modest investment of
$100. Since those humble beginnings, the company has grown into one of
the largest engineering & construction companies in the world. Fluor is
celebrating its 100th anniversary during 2012.
Today, through its global network of offices on six continents, the
company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in
engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations,
maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas,
Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenue of $23.4 billion in 2011.
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