Related Links: See who else is moving up, or moving on, in the AEC sector Jane A. Chmielinski, chief operating officer of AECOM, has been named to the Chmielinskiadditional role of president of its Americas unit. The company confirms a Feb. 17 note to employees, obtained by ENR, that she replaces Michael Della Rocca, who was CEO of the group but has left the company, which he joined in 2011. Della Rocca had formerly been regional managing director in North America for U.K.-based Halcrow.Turner Construction Corp. has promoted Karen Sweeney and Tom Manahan to senior vice president from vice president.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.