AECOM strengthens corporate workplace design practice

Westside Studio, Beverly Hills, California - Portraits, Headshots.LOS ANGELES (March 24, 2016) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that Sandra Parét, Brett Shwery and Kim Vinson have joined the firm as senior vice presidents to drive corporate workplace design and enhance design excellence in the Americas and globally.

Formerly leading the strategic accounts design practice for a major global design firm, Parét, Shwery and Vinson have each worked for between 24 and 33 years with Fortune 500 clients in a variety of industries, including life sciences and pharmaceutical, financial services, high-tech and media.

“We’ve come to AECOM because here we can offer clients an approach that encompasses the whole project lifecycle, from strategy, to design, to delivery, to operations,” said Vinson.

“Elevating design culture and ensuring consistent quality across all design practices will be a big part of our focus,” commented Shwery.

“I’m looking forward to knitting together the significant talent already within AECOM and welcoming key hires to augment the team,” added Parét.

“We’re delighted to welcome Sandra, Brett and Kim,” said Rebecca Nolan, executive vice president and head of AECOM’s buildings and places design practice in the Americas. “Their collective expertise makes them the ideal team to springboard our corporate workplace practice into becoming a market leader and providing unparalleled service and design innovation to clients.”

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