Skanska Expands Team with New Additions

OAKLAND, Calif. (April 11, 2012) – Skanska USA Building has announced the hiring of Meredith Meyers as business development coordinator and Veronica Ritona as marketing coordinator.

“We’re excited to add Meredith and Veronica to the team,” said Skanska USA Building Executive Vice President and General Manager Bruce Holms. “Their experience in the AEC market will be essential to Skanska’s growth and operations in California.”

Meyers, who will be based in Skanska’s Los Angeles office, brings more than six years of business development and marketing experience for architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) firms to Skanska. Meyers has previously held positions at AEC firms in southern California, including Syska Hennessy Group and Thornton Tomasetti. She has a Bachelor of Arts in communication and social sciences with a minor in Spanish from the University of Southern California. She currently serves as a member on the CANstruction Los Angeles Steering Committee. She will assist Skanska’s effort in expanding its operations in southern California.

Based in Oakland, Ritona brings more than five years of marketing experience to Skanska. During the last few years, she has served on the marketing team for Palecek, a high-end furniture company. Her expertise includes creation and oversight of marketing materials, such as print, sales and advertising pieces. Ritona is working towards a Bachelor of Arts in human development at California State University, East Bay Hayward. At Skanska, she will be responsible for supporting all marketing projects and assisting with the development of new business proposals.


For further information please contact:

Jay Weisberger, 206-494-5469,

Nicole Phelan, 206-352-6402,


Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction networks in the country serving a broad range of industries including healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, transportation, power, energy and water/wastewater. Headquartered in New York with 36 offices across the country, Skanska USA employs approximately 9,400 employees committed to sustainable construction and an injury-free workplace. Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction, and Skanska USA Civil, which is focused on civil infrastructure, generated $4.9 billion in revenue in 2011, representing 28 percent of Skanska’s global construction revenues. Additional operations in the U.S. include Skanska USA Commercial Development, which pursues commercial development initiatives in select U.S. markets, and Skanska Infrastructure Development Americas, which develops public-private partnerships. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.9 billion in 2011.

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