Skanska Hires McMullen as Western Region VP for Environment, Health & Safety

Oakland, Calif. – Skanska USA announced that it has hired Jennifer McMullen as Vice President – Environment, Health & Safety for its western region building operations. In this role, she will be oversee EHS for Skanska USA Building in Arizona, California, Oregon and Washington. She will be based in the company’s Oakland office.

JMcMullenA Certified Professional Ergonomist, McMullen comes to Skanska with more than 15 years of experience in EHS with Fortune 500 firms, most recently with Intel, where she served as Construction EHS Manager. Additionally, McMullen’s resume includes eight years as an EHS consultant, and Safety & Ergonomics Manager for John Deere. She writes and speaks frequently on safety and ergonomics issues, both for businesses and consumers.

“Jennifer’s experience in areas such as Lean Construction and Six Sigma demonstrate a skill set and innovative spirit that will empower our western EHS group with the tools needed to provide industry-leading service to our project management teams and craft workers,” said Skanska USA Chief EHS Officer Hendrik Van Brenk. “We are excited for her to join our team.”

McMullen holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering from the University of Tennessee. She and her three children are relocating to the Bay Area from Portland, Ore.

Skanska is under way on projects throughout the region, with projects within markets such as healthcare, higher education, aviation, transportation, commercial office, industrial and K-12.

About Skanska
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the country, serving a broad range of industries including healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, transportation, power, energy, water/wastewater and commercial. Headquartered in New York with 39 offices across the country, Skanska USA employs more than 9,600 employees committed to sustainable construction and development and an injury-free workplace. Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction, and Skanska USA Civil, which focuses on civil infrastructure, generated $6.7 billion in revenue in 2013, representing 34 percent of Skanska’s global construction revenue. Development units Skanska USA Commercial Development, which invests in and develops office and multi-family projects in select U.S. markets, and Skanska Infrastructure Development North America, which develops public-private partnerships, are both leaders in their selected markets. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totalled $21 billion in 2013. Skanska shares are publically traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.

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