Peter Davoren Named Top 100 CEO Leader in STEM

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STEMConnector® Recognizes Turner Construction Company CEO Peter Davoren as a Champion of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

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I find the quality most commonly shared by college graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering or math is the desire to make a difference.

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce Peter Davoren, president and chief executive officer, has been named a Top 100 CEO Leader in STEM by STEMConnector®.

The list recognizes chief executives who have championed science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and salutes and celebrates their contributions – through their careers, companies, and industries – to the broader conversation about the increasingly key role that STEM plays in our world.

“I find the quality most commonly shared by college graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering or math is the desire to make a difference. They want to bring order to chaos, which in many ways is what we do in the construction industry,” said Davoren.

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit

HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 80,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 23.28 billion in FY 2011, the company is represented in all the world‘s major markets. With its core competencies in development, building and operation, the Group delivers services for the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. The focus of the related business activities is on four strategic areas: energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, major cities, and resources. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 54 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at

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Elizabeth Straus
Turner Construction Company
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