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AECOM appoints Jennifer Aument Transportation business chief exec

AECOM appoints Jennifer Aument Transportation business chief exec

 January 18, 2021

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AECOM, the world's premier infrastructure consulting firm, announced the appointment of Jennifer Aument as Chief Executive of its global Transportation business.

"Honored to be joining my new colleagues at AECOM as Chief Executive of the company's global transportation business, partnering with clients around the world to drive innovation and global best practices into every project," commented Jennifer.

Delivering safe, sustainable and cost-effective transportation systems

In her role, Jennifer will oversee AECOM’s global Transportation design business, which has been consistently ranked number one by Engineering News-Record, to drive innovative transportation solutions that better advance its clients’ goals of delivering safe, sustainable and cost-effective transportation systems. 

AECOM Chief Executive Officer Troy Rudd describes Jennifer as an "exceptional and accomplished" industry leader in her market, joining a company that is "the home of the best talent in our industry."

He adds that Jennifer's appointment complements "a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy, which is setting new standards for technical excellence and client service while ensuring that the best global thinking and innovation is delivered on every project.’’

AECOM president thrilled to welcome Jennifer

Lara Poloni - AECOM

AECOM president, Lara Poloni, said she was thrilled to welcome Jennifer and that she looks forward to her leadership in executing AECOM's strategy to more proactively serve its clients’ complex project demands.

“With established market-leading technical and professional expertise, we are well positioned to capitalize on our strengths and bring the best of AECOM to bear on each of our projects around the world to drive growth and continue gaining share in the marketplace,” added Lara.

An accomplished industry leader

Jennifer joins AECOM from Transurban, where she served most recently as president and CEO of its North American business, overseeing development, financing, delivery and operations of major toll road infrastructure in the United States and Canada, including its $4 billion Express Lanes network in Virginia.

She has a successful track record in delivering major projects across the highway, rail and port sectors by bringing a deep understanding of all aspects of development.

Jennifer is also a recognized industry leader and trusted advisor to governments on issues related to transport policy, innovative finance, multi-modal mobility solutions and public-private partnerships.

She serves on boards for several major universities, the Eno Center for Transportation, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the Highway Users Alliance and more.

She has also served for nearly a decade as a commissioner and member of the executive committee for the Virginia Port Authority.

AECOM is driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Like Jennifer, women at AECOM work on projects that span transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment - and partner with clients to build legacies for generations to come.

Plus AECOM's commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion enables the company to better anticipate its clients’ needs, understand the challenges facing the communities it serves, drive innovation that propels its industry forward, and to realize its purpose of delivering a better world.

If you're looking to work on innovative projects and thrive in your career via a supportive work culture, then search and apply for a rewarding career with AECOM.


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