A 32-year veteran of Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc., one of the industry�s oldest and most prestigious firms, Hawksworth was named CEO in January, 2008, succeeding Thomas J. O�Neill. ENR business editors Debra K. Rubin and Richard Korman sat down recently with Hawksworth in PB�s Manhattan headquarters and talked about how the engineer and program manager is reorganizing and restrategizing. Among the topics covered: a recent merger deal PB seriously considered; the company�s push for improved marketing; the ramifications of the financial crisis and the legacy of the Big Dig. Keith J. Hawksworth Related Links: Video: Parsons Brinckerhoff’s Future O'Neill Sheds CEO
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