AIKEN, S.C. (May 30, 2017) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that Jeff Kerridge, a 31-year nuclear industry veteran, has been appointed senior vice president of business development for its Nuclear & Environment (N&E) Strategic Business Unit within its Management Services group, effective immediately.
In this role, Mr. Kerridge will be responsible for managing business development and evolving and implementing strategies to build the N&E business. He will also have responsibility for assuring quality and consistency in business development pursuits.
“Jeff’s understanding of the nuclear industry for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.K. Ministry of Defense is invaluable,” said John Vollmer, president of AECOM’s Management Services group. “This appointment leverages his expertise to build on our momentum of growth in these key market segments.”
Mr. Kerridge has experience in domestic and international business development, program management, and project controls for various projects in the nuclear industry, with an emphasis on facility design, decommissioning and waste management. Mr. Kerridge enters his new assignment after serving as program director and chief operating officer of CH2M for the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MoD) in Bristol, United Kingdom. There, he led the MoD’s £15 billion-per-year acquisition and support programs. Other previous positions held were executive vice president and chief financial officer for the Idaho Clean-up Project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory; CH2M project manager for the Rolls Royce Capability Project in Derby, England; and group vice president for CH2M Business Development for National Security Programs.
“Jeff has an intimate knowledge of the DOE and U.K. government markets. He has a successful history of delivering excellent results for clients,” said Dr. Todd Wright, general manager and executive vice president of AECOM’s Nuclear & Environment Strategic Business Unit.
AECOM’s Nuclear & Environment Unit is responsible and recognized for safe, innovative management of high-risk, technically complex projects and programs in nuclear and hazardous waste facilities and site remediation activities. Its services include management, operations and maintenance, design, construction, decontamination, decommissioning, engineering, environmental management and technical consulting at DOE and U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority sites.
Mr. Kerridge is a graduate of Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering and the University of Denver with a Master of Science in Systems Management.
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