AECOM Appoints Leonetti as GM of Civil Construction & Mining



AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced Dec. 1 that Bob Leonetti has been named general manager of its civil construction and mining (CCM) business unit, which falls under AECOM’s construction services group.

In this role, Leonetti is responsible for the strategic advancement of CCM’s financial growth expectations and implementation of integrated solutions while maintaining operational excellence. CCM is integral to AECOM’s integrated service delivery approach of combining AECOM-enterprise wide capabilities and construction services growth plans. Leonetti will be charged with providing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to developing and growing the business.

Leonetti brings over 35 years of professional experience in both the private and public sectors, where he has held leadership positions at large civil construction firms across the United States. Most recently, Leonetti led AECOM design and consulting services’ alternative delivery arm as senior vice president, where he was charged with developing and setting strategic goals for the alternate delivery group and managing key relationships with industry partners.

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Previously, he served as vice president and director of business development and marketing for Granite Construction Inc. in Watsonville, California. Leonetti has also held the position of deputy manager, transportation division at URS Corp. – an AECOM legacy company.

“I am very pleased to welcome Bob to the civil construction and mining unit and know he will find much success leading this significant part of the construction services group,” said Dan McQuade, group president, construction services. “CCM is positioned for a very successful fiscal year and having Bob at the helm will continue to drive business forward.”

“Designing and building critical infrastructure is essential for the growth of our communities and our company. I am extremely excited to lead AECOM’s CCM business and working with peers across AECOM to deliver innovative solutions to our clients by leveraging our design-build-operate-finance capabilities,” said Leonetti.

Leonetti earned a bachelor of science degree in urban and environmental sciences from Roger Williams University and a master of science degree in civil engineering from Manhattan College. He will be based in New York, New York, and Denver, Colorado.

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