OAKLAND, Calif. – Skanska, one of the world’s leading construction and development firms, announced the promotion of Julie Hyson to Vice President for Business Development, in support of its building construction business in Northern California.
Hyson has played a key role in the growth of Skanska’s business in the Bay Area. A key member of the office’s executive management team, Julie will continue to lead Northern California business strategy and customer engagement efforts. Hyson focuses on understanding customers’ businesses and how Skanska’s construction and development capabilities can advance their goals. With that knowledge, she works to develop meaningful connections with Skanska’s customers, design partners and the broader community to help bring those visions to life.
“Julie’s leadership has evolved beyond simply developing business opportunities, with her commitment to building a stronger and more cohesive culture and team in the office and on our jobsites,” said Skanska USA Building Chief Operating Officer Len Vetrone. “This strategic promotion is one critical part of our overall growth in California, and Julie’s strategic insights and her unique, out-of-the-box thinking will help us cultivate our customer-focused culture even more.”
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 10,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2016, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $6.8 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $17.7 billion in 2016. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.