Turner Construction Co. has elevated Mark Breslin to CEO of Sahara Turner—the contractor's new partnership with Indian developer Sahara Prime City Ltd. and Acropolis Capital Group, a financial investment firm—to oversee an estimated $2.5 billionin construction in India over the next five years. He had been vice president and general manager of Turner's New York North region. Breslin, who joined the firm as a superintendent in 1995, will be based in Mumbai. Turner promoted Rich Homan to executive vice president. Formerly senior vice president, he now adds supervision of the firm's multistate Southeast region to his duties. Homan has led Turner's Ohio, mid-Atlantic and federal-services groups.

KBR Inc., Houston, has announced several executive changes. David Zimmerman has been named group president of its Australia-Asia region, effective on July 9. He had been president of its services group, which includes industrial services, U.S. construction, Canada operations, the building group, international O&M operations and international construction operations. A 36-year KBR veteran, Zimmerman also served, from 1994 to 1999, as managing director of Asia engineering and construction operations. Set to replace him is Ivor Harrington, formerly executive vice president and group CEO for global infrastructure at Harsco Corp. KBR also has elevated Farhan Mujib to executive vice president of operations. Formerly KBR's senior vice president for gas monetization-projects and managing director of its Singapore operations, he succeeds John Rose, who retires on July 9. Mujib will be based in the U.K.

Ron Dvorak has joined Merrick & Co., an Aurora, Colo., design-build firm, as senior project manager. The role follows the firm's June 19 acquisition of McLaughlin Water Engineers, of which he had been president. About 23 employees of McLaughlin, a water resources, flood-control and wastewater consultant in Denver and Aspen, have joined Merrick, the firm tells ENR. Merrick ranks at No. 104 on ENR's list of the Top 500 Design Firms, with $111 million in 2011 revenue.

Stephen H. Reisman has been named vice chairman of construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, New York City. He remains based in Miami, where he is a managing partner of the firm. Reisman had been a partner at Miami-based Rosenberg, Reisman & Stein, which merged with Peckar & Abramson in 2001. He also served on the Construction Advisory Council of the American Arbitration Association.

The West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Charleston, has named Zeljko "Z" Torbica as dean of its Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, effective on Aug. 1. He is currently program director and associate clinical professor of construction management at Drexel University, Philadelphia. Torbica facilitated the launch of Drexel's new online master's-degree program in construction management, according to WVU.

Patrick D'Amelio has been named CEO of Washington STEM, a non-profit Seattle group that advances science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Washington state. He is formerly president and CEO of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Puget Sound. Washington STEM, founded in 2011, is backed by business and philanthropic organizations in the state. Dean Allen, CEO of Seattle-based design-build contractor McKinstry, is the group's board president.

Daniel A. Viscardi has joined Omaha design firm LEO A DALY as vice president and corporate director of aviation programs. He was president and chief operating officer of engineer Thompson Co. Inc. Viscardi also had been executive vice president of Gresham, Smith and Partners and vice president of Camp Dresser & McKee Inc., where he started its aviation engineering practice. Viscardi is based in Atlanta.

Richard G. Ward has become a consultant to BBS Architects & Engineers P.C., headquartered in Patchogue, N.Y. The new role follows the firm's recent acquisition of Bohemia, N.Y.-based architect-engineer Ward & Associates, of which he had been president and CEO. Ward was founded in 1971 as Ward-Halpert-Rafaelli P.C.

Anthony F. "Tony" Leketa has been elected president of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). He is executive vice president of Parsons Corp. and had been chief of interagency and iternational services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Parsons has named Monica Barrow planning director of its rail and transit systems division's Northeast U.S. planning group. She previously served as director of planning practice at SYSTRA Consulting.

P'Elizabeth Koelker has joined M+A Architects, Columbus, Ohio, as partner and health-care studio director. The new role follows the firm's May 22 acquisition of KMA Design Partners LLC, also a Columbus-based architect, of which she had been founding principal. The transaction creates K|M+A Healthcare Studio, which now becomes a unit of M+A. KMA was founded in 2005.