AECOM recently announced the appointments of Jennifer Aument as chief executive of its Transportation business and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its Program Management business.

In her new role, Aument will oversee AECOM’s global transportation design business to drive innovative transportation solutions that deliver safe, sustainable, and cost-effective transportation systems. Jeter will lead the company’s global program management business, focusing on leveraging the firm’s technical expertise to provide front-end advisory services for large capital programs and to more holistically manage project lifecycles.

“Jennifer and Drew are both exceptional and accomplished industry leaders in their markets, and we are excited to welcome them to AECOM as the home of the best talent in our industry,’’ said Troy Rudd, chief executive officer of AECOM. “With AECOM’s unrivaled global expertise and capabilities, these appointments complement 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.’’

Jennifer Aument, AECOM Chief Executive, Transportation

“I am thrilled to welcome both Jennifer and Drew to AECOM and look forward to their leadership in executing our strategy to more proactively serve our clients’ complex project demands,” said Lara Poloni, president of AECOM. “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.”

Drew Jeter, AECOM Chief Executive, Program Management

Aument 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 Canada and the United States, including its $4 billion Express Lanes network in Virginia. 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.

Jeter, with more than 35 years of experience leading the development and delivery of technically complex, multi-billion-dollar facilities and infrastructure, comes to AECOM after holding global program management leadership roles at Hill International, Jacobs and CH2M where he oversaw the delivery of more than $300 billion of capital infrastructure programs. Prior to his private-sector work, Drew served as a civil engineering officer in U.S. Air Force, retiring as a colonel after 23 years.

Aument’s appointment is effective April 5, 2021 and Jeter’s appointment was effective January 25, 2021.

Featured image: Aecom is leading the design of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, spanning across the Detroit river on the Canada-United States border.

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