ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, today announced it has appointed Eleanor Allen as its new Global Director for Water. Eleanor joins ARCADIS on May 06th and succeeds Bill Dee, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Eleanor will also become a member of the ARCADIS Senior Management Committee.
Eleanor was previously Director of Water for Latin America at CH2M HILL and has extensive experience within the water sector. Commenting on Eleanor’s appointment, Neil McArthur, ARCADIS CEO said, “This is an important leadership appointment for ARCADIS and our global water business. We are delighted to appoint someone with Eleanor’s expertise and calibre to lead our ambitious plans for water and we look forward to welcoming her to ARCADIS”.
About ARCADIS and ARCADIS Water Division:
ARCADIS is the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. We enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With 22,000 people and €2.5 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive global network supported by strong local market positions. ARCADIS supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.
As a global top 10 player in water services, ARCADIS focus on the entire water cycle, including analysis and design of drinking water supply systems. We advise on advanced treatment technologies for waste water and deliver design, engineering and management services for public utilities and private sector industrial clients. Our recently added ‘Water for Industry’ initiative focuses on helping industrial clients reduce their water foot-print. We are also active in managing rivers and coastal zones, urban and rural water, and water management issues related to climate change and rising sea levels. For further information please visit: www.arcadis.com.