Lee McIntire, Executive Chairman, CH2M HILL Board of Directors
Interviewed by: Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large, The AtlanticBreak: 12:30 - 12:40 pm EDT
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
Mr. McIntire has more than 30 years of international engineering and construction experience. He has the operations and leadership responsibility for the CH2M HILL enterprise. The firm is a recognized global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations and program management for public and private clients. Mr. McIntire's priorities for the firm are the highest standards of ethical behavior, safety, quality, and a positive client experience. The firm is frequently recognized for its focus on sustainability and work-place satisfaction.
Before being appointed to CEO in January 2009, Mr. McIntire had served as Chief Operating Officer, President and Group Chief Executive for the Energy Client Group, and the President and Group Chief Executive for the Industrial Client Group. Under his leadership, CH2M HILL has expanded its global operations, now serving clients on six continents.
Prior to joining CH2M HILL, Mr. McIntire was an executive at Bechtel Group Inc. Mr. McIntire served on the board of directors, was executive vice president, was a member of the Chairman's Leadership Council, and was President of several of Bechtel's leading, multibillion dollar companies.