AECOM appoints Kuehn to lead new federal construction division

AECOM has named Vern Kuehn as executive vice president and general manager of a newly created federal business unit within its construction services (CS) business group.

In this role, Kuehn will be responsible for working with leadership across AECOM to implement a strategy that enhances its integrated delivery offering, focusing on efforts to provide design-build services across federal market sectors, specifically looking at vertical building opportunities.

Kuehn has more than 20 years of construction service experience, most recently leading the federal construction business of Kiewit Corp. in McLean, Va. His experience spans multiple markets with a track record of creating growth and a comprehensive understanding of the federal government contracting and procurement process. Kuehn will be based in Arlington, Va.

“I am thrilled to welcome Vern, who will ensure we better serve our government clients through an unparalleled integrated delivery approach,” said Dan McQuade, group president, CS. “He will help drive growth of the federal construction division by linking AECOM’s diverse knowledge and global expertise to fully support these clients.”

The newly created business within CS will look at a broad spectrum of federal work for clients such as MILCON, GSA and Department of State.

“AECOM is uniquely positioned to offer integrated solutions to meet the dynamic needs of the government,” said Kuehn. “Having a deep knowledge of the federal contracting process and understanding of AECOM’s immense capabilities, I look forward to partnering with our government clients and executing a robust federal construction strategy.”


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