AMEC, London, has named Jeff Reilly group president of strategy and business development. Based in Houston, he was chief procurement officer of oil company Phillips 66, also based there. AMEC ranks at No. 5 on ENR's list of the Top 150 Global Design Firms.

Ram Madugula is named president of Power Engineers Collaborative LLC, the engineering services unit of Pipestone, Minn., alternative-energy developer Juhl Energy Inc. He was a vice president and 30-year veteran of power-sector design firm Sargent & Lundy LLC, Chicago. Madugula, based in Chicago, also is a former chairman of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' power division.

Global engineer-architect HOK, St. Louis, has appointed Rebecca Nolan to its executive committee, on which she now joins five other executives. Nolan has been a senior vice president and management principal in St. Louis since 2009, when she joined the firm, and will continue to oversee its day-to-day operations.

The University of Texas, San Antonio, has named JoAnn Browning dean of its College of Engineering and its David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Chair, effective Aug. 1. She is currently associate dean of administration and a civil engineering professor at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, School of Engineering. Browning's active research focuses on concrete-bridge durability and bridge performance during earthquake motion. She was named an American Concrete Institute Fellow in 2009.

Kevin Englund has joined Level 10 Construction, a Sunnyvale, Calif., building contractor, as vice president of operations. He had been senior project executive at Rudolph & Sletten, a unit of Tutor Perini Corp. Level 10 also named Mike Castillo, former Rudolph & Sletten operations vice president, as project executive. Level 10 was created in 2011 by former Rudolph & Sletten executives.

Pump-system maker Grundfos has hired Dieter Sauer as president and GM of its water-utility business, based in Aurora, Ill. He was president of Pulsafeeder Inc., a chemical-metering pump manufacturer for the municipal water and waste- water, oil and gas, and industrial sectors.

Bruce Nevel, chief operating officer of the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command's Southwest division in San Diego, is named associate vice president of facilities development and management at Arizona State University, Tempe, in August. He now directs design and construction for 18 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps sites. In his new role, Nevel will manage work at ASU's six campuses.

Marjorie Simmons will join Stantec Inc. as vice president and education-sector leader when the firm completes its acquisition this month of SHW Group, a Plano, Texas, engineer of which she is CEO. About 300 SHW Group employees will join Edmonton, Alberta-based Stantec. Simmons is based in Detroit. SHW Group ranks at No. 194 on ENR's list of the Top 500 Design Firms. Also set to join Stantec as a result of an intended purchase is Tim Vig, CEO of USKH Inc., a 130-person Anchorage designer. That firm's purchase is set to close in June, according to Stantec. Vig says his new executive role is undetermined.

Rama Venkat was named dean of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. He had served as interim dean since 2010. Venkat is a 25-year electrical- and computer-engineering faculty member.

Karl W. Reid will join the National Society of Black Engineers, Alexandria, Va., on June 2 as executive director of the 31,000-member professional group. He is senior VP of the United Negro College Fund, Washington, D.C.