SAN DIEGO, California – Kleinfelder announced today that John A. Murphy has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the firm. Murphy is a seasoned executive with significant operating and financial management experience with the domestic and international operations of major engineering firms.
“John will be a tremendous asset to Kleinfelder,” said George J. Pierson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kleinfelder. “Kleinfelder’s ability to attract this caliber of executive reflects very well on the future of the organization. John is well respected throughout the engineering community, and he is a highly experienced and accomplished executive.”
John Murphy has more than 25 years of senior management and financial experience, including 15 years working with major engineering contractors and their domestic and international operations. Prior to joining Kleinfelder he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa (EMEIA) division of WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff which employed in excess of 13,000 staff across the region. He has also served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Parsons Brinckerhoff, Chief Executive Officer of the Irving Transportation Group and Executive Vice President and Finance Director for the E&C Division of Kvaerner ASA in London. He brings significant industry experience, strong leadership skills and a practical hands-on approach to the Kleinfelder team.
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As an integrated, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia.