MWH Global Inc., Broomfield, Colo., announced on March 9 that Alan J. Krause, president and chief operating officer, will become CEO in November in a planned succession. In that role, he will replace Robert B. Uhler, who has served in that role since 2001 and becomes executive chairman. Krause has been in his two positions since 2007, with responsibility for global operations. He joined MWH in 1997, when the firm acquired Terramatrix.
Mark Golan, formerly vice president and general manager of Johnson Controls, has been appointed CEO of Adura Technologies, San Francisco, a provider of energy management systems. Andy Wheeler, acting CEO and chief technical officer, will remain in the latter position.
Max Crumit has joined infrastructure consultant RS&H, Jacksonville, Fla., as senior vice president of transportation. Most recently, he was president of the transportation group at engineer PBS&J. Crumit also will work with the RS&H construction engineering and inspection subsidiary, RS&H Construction Services, the corporation says.
John Rubright has been promoted to president of Odenton, Md.-based geotechnical contractor Hayward Baker, a subsidiary of Keller Co., London. Rubright, a 25-year firm veteran, was senior vice president for the southern region. Succeeding him is Michael Terry, formerly vice president and branch manager of the firm’s Nashville, Knoxville and Atlanta offices. Rubright’s predecessor, George Grisham, becomes executive vice president of Keller’s U.S. operations.
HDR, an engineer-architect-consultant headquartered in Omaha, Neb., has named Rex Fisher as senior vice president and director of corporate communications. Most recently, he was president in Nebraska for Denver-based Qwest Communications.
Steven Bernard has joined MCS Kenny, a subsea engineer that is part of Wood Group Kenny, as vice president of riser delivery, working out of the Houston office. Most recently, he was manager of riser solutions for Pegasus International and formerly owned and founded an offshore engineering consulting firm.
Woodrow L. Moore has joined the Dallas office of engineer Stantec, Edmonton, Alberta, as vice president and practice leader for its desert, mountain and Pacific Northwest transportation groups. He was vice president at Reynolds, Smith and Hills and is a fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers as well as the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Paul Neal has joined engineer-architect Parsons Brinckerhoff as a principal consultant in the company’s Washington, D.C., office. Neal served as head of surface transport for the London Olympic Delivery Authority.
Engineering firm PSI, Oak Brook Terrace, Ill., has hired John Hinton, Jr. as vice president of sales in its national client group. He was previously director of marketing and business development for excavator UtiliQuest, Atlanta.
Vincent P. Sobash has been named Federal Engineer of the Year, an award sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. He is an emergency management program specialist for the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command. Sobash also is a senior associate and senior engineer at the San Diego office of architect-engineer David Evans Associates. One of 28 federal agency and military nominees, he was cited for his expertise in disaster response and for efforts in coordinating the multi-agency damage assessments after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Blueridge Analytics, a Charlotte, N.C., industry software provider, appointed Mike Markovitz as executive vice president. He was vice president of portfolio development for Bentley Systems.