Tishman Construction Hires New Executive to Direct Strategic Alliances and Support Company’s Plans for Growth

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William Palmer named Executive Vice President, Director of Strategic Alliances for North America.

Tishman Construction Corporation, an AECOM company, has appointed William Palmer as executive vice president and director of strategic alliances for North America. In this newly created position, Mr. Palmer will focus on utilizing strategic alliances to drive the growth of both Tishman Construction and AECOM’s construction services practice across North America as well as expanding market share in the company’s current areas of operations.

"As a professional services company strongly focused on growth, Bill’s knowledge, relationships and experiences in our industry throughout North America serve us well in meeting the goals of our business," said Pete Marchetto, Tishman Construction’s president of the Americas.

Mr. Palmer brings more than 30 years of experience to Tishman and AECOM, having spent equal amounts of time in both Canada and the United States. Specializing in strategic alliances, his career has spanned the fields of real estate development and construction management. Prior to joining Tishman, he served as vice president of business development and strategic alliances for Hunt Construction Group Inc., where he was responsible for recruiting and building an eastern-U.S. business development team. As an integral member of the team, he spearheaded a new business initiative that centered on building vertical markets, including sports, convention centers, public assembly, aviation, hospitality, healthcare and higher education facilities.

“As evidenced by its joining with AECOM, Tishman has demonstrated a firm commitment to growth,” added Mr. Palmer. “Building on its history of innovation and reputation for excellence, our clients will benefit greatly from our expanded geographic reach throughout North America.”

About Tishman Construction Corporation and AECOM
Founded in 1898, Tishman Construction Corporation (http://www.tishmanconstruction.com) is one of the world’s leading builders, currently managing construction for the 1,776-foot-high One World Trade Center, the Javits Convention Center expansion and renovation in New York, the new headquarters for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., and the new Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center for high-speed trains in California. Known for successfully managing complex, iconic projects, Tishman is responsible for the construction of more than 450 million square feet of space, incorporating facilities of every size and type, including arts and culture, commercial, convention centers, education, gaming, government, healthcare, hospitality, residential, retail, sports and leisure, technology, and transportation. Follow Tishman on Twitter at @TishmanBuilds and like Tishman Construction on Facebook.

Tishman is a part of AECOM Technology Corp., 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 more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2012. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at http://www.aecom.com. Follow AECOM on Twitter at @AECOM.

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