Kansas City, Mo., June 12, 2002 — Black & Veatch Corp. announced recently it has named William Fredrickson as vice president of sales and marketing for the company’s Energy Services Division.
Fredrickson brings to Black & Veatch more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience. He has served in a number of sales and marketing roles with the nation’s top Fortune 50 companies. In his new role, Fredrickson will be responsible for sales and marketing initiatives for the Energy Services Division, which provides clients with new power generation assistance as well as existing facility optimization.
Fredrickson’s initiatives include increasing market awareness of the Energy Services Division’s capabilities, increasing project work through focused sales efforts and utilizing a combination of proven sales and marketing programs from other industries.
“As the market has evolved, we have felt a need to offer our diverse range of services through a concerted sales and marketing approach to our long standing clients, as well as expanding our global client base,” said Black & Veatch President of Energy Services Kim Mastalio. “Bill has an impressive history in the fields of sales and marketing. He brings leadership, direction and focus to our sales efforts that play such a significant role in the industry.”
“Bill’s experience in sales and marketing from other industries will enhance our ability to reach out to customers in new ways,” said Senior Vice President of Global Sales Dave Still. “We’re excited to have him on board to expand the breadth and depth of energy services sales.”
Fredrickson most recently served as vice president of sales and vice president of global marketing and business development with LM Ericsson. He began his career at General Electric in their power systems sector where he served in numerous managerial positions.
About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch Corp. is a global engineering, construction and consulting company specializing in infrastructure development in the fields of energy, water and information. Founded in 1915, Black & Veatch serves its clients with conceptual and preliminary engineering services, engineering design, procurement, construction, financial management, asset management, information technology, environmental, security design and consulting, and management consulting services.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., the employee-owned company has more than 90 offices worldwide. Black & Veatch is ranked 80th on the Forbes “500 Largest Private Companies in the U.S.” listing for 2001. The company’s Web site address is www.bv.com.