Greeley and Hansen has appointed Fernando Sarmiento to direct its Latin American operations, the engineering firm announced Tuesday.
Mr. Sarmiento most recently served as office director for the firm's Phoenix location. He has more than 16 years of professional engineering experience with Greeley and Hansen, managing water and wastewater programs and facility upgrades for municipal utilities and agencies, according to a company release.
A Fulbright scholar, Mr. Sermiento earned his master's degree in environmental engineering from Arizona State University and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from National Polytechnic School in Quito, Ecuador. He is also a board certified environmental engineer of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and is a member of the Water Environment Federation.
"In this new leadership role, Fernando will be able to better focus and direct our efforts in this important and growing region for water, wastewater and solid waste engineering services," John C. Robak , Greeley and Hansen president and COO, said in the release.
Mr. Sarmiento said he is "eager to strengthen our business relationships with clients in the region to secure key infrastructure projects that will support continued anticipated growth in these countries." He added that he was "honored to take on this new assignment for the firm in Latin America."
Greeley and Hansen is headquartered in Chicago.
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