Hayward Baker Names John Rubright President, Makes Other Senior Staff Appointments

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Hayward Baker Inc., North America’s leading geotechnical contractor, announces the appointment of a new president along with several other senior leadership staff appointments.

John P. Rubright has been named president of Hayward Baker. He succeeds George R. Grisham as the fifth president of the company.

Rubright has been with Hayward Baker for 25 years. A civil engineer, he is highly experienced in geotechnical construction applications and has managed projects employing many of Hayward Baker’s technologies. Prior to being named president, he served for ten years as vice president and then senior vice president of the company’s Southern Region, where he directed financial, manpower and equipment resources along with being responsible for the design, management and installation of specialty construction projects in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and the Caribbean countries.

Hayward Baker also announces that George R. Grisham will be assuming a new role as executive vice president of Keller Foundations, Inc. In this position, Grisham will manage a variety of assignments across Keller’s five foundation companies and its Suncoast Post-Tension subsidiary.

Grisham has been employed at Hayward Baker for more than 25 years, during which time he served as the company’s president for eight years and before that directed the engineering and administrative activities of the company’s Northern Region, consisting of 20 states plus the Eastern Canadian provinces.

Succeeding John Rubright as senior vice president of Hayward Baker’s Southern Region is Michael W. Terry, PE. A 20-year veteran of the company, Terry is a civil engineer with extensive experience in management of diverse Hayward Baker projects. Prior to his recent promotion, Terry has served as vice president and branch manager overseeing Hayward Baker’s offices in Atlanta, Nashville and Knoxville. Terry also serves on the company’s Executive Committee.

About Hayward Baker Inc.
Hayward Baker Inc. is North America’s largest geotechnical contractor. Ranked by ENR magazine as the #1 Foundation Contractor, Hayward Baker is the industry leader in applying ground modification technologies to site improvement and remedial work, with a 60-year record of experience. A wide range of technologies is employed in providing foundation support and rehabilitation services as well as settlement control, structural support, site improvement, soil and slope stabilization, underpinning, excavation shoring, earth retention, seismic stabilization, and ground water control. Hayward Baker is capable of offering full Design-Build services for virtually any geotechnical construction application.

Hayward Baker’s services are provided through a network of more than 20 company-owned offices and equipment yards across the continent, with recent expansion activities including the addition of a new office in Harrisburg, Pa.    

Hayward Baker Inc. is part of the Keller Group of companies, a multinational organization providing geotechnical construction services throughout the world. Web site address: http://www.keller.co.uk.

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