Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) September 23, 2011
Luigi (Lou) Bruno has joined AECOM, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, as vice president of its Minerals and Metals practice within the firm’s North America mining business. In this capacity, Bruno leads the strategy and development of AECOM’s minerals and metals practice and coordinates major pursuits and client relationships across various businesses in the United States and Canada.
Bruno is an expert with more than 25 years of engineering and management experience in the minerals and metals sector and has held key roles on projects for major mining customers worldwide. He will apply his strong strategic, business development and operations management skills to help build AECOM’s project delivery business. As a bulk solids handling specialist, Bruno supports the firm’s strategy of targeting enabling infrastructure for bulk commodities such as iron ore, coal, potash and base metals.
“Lou is dedicated to winning and delivering quality projects,” says Jim Stewart, executive vice president of AECOM, North America. “I am confident that he will help grow our mining business by capitalizing on opportunities in North America and combining the full service capabilities that AECOM offers.”
Prior to joining AECOM, Bruno held leadership positions in management, strategy, and business development with a professional service provider to the energy and resource industries. He was instrumental in the rapid growth of its minerals and metals business and was responsible for developing and managing client relationships in Canada. Bruno was instrumental in securing several strategic projects in the global mining sector and led the firm’s material handling business in the Americas.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in approximately 125 countries and had revenue of $7.7 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at http://www.aecom.com.