June 10, 2009 11:20 ET

Charles "Chad" Holliday, DuPont Chairman, Elected to CH2M HILL Board of Directors

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, announced today that Charles "Chad" O. Holliday, Jr. has been elected to its board of directors.

"Chad is a distinguished and well-recognized global business leader. He has an incredible reputation in safety, sustainability and the development of women in the workplace," said Lee McIntire, CH2M HILL's chief executive officer. "We are fortunate that Chad has agreed to join the CH2M HILL board of directors as an independent director. Chad will be a great contributor to our Board and advisor to our management team as we grow our company in strategic markets around the world."

Mr. Holliday has been a member of the board of directors of DuPont since 1997, and has served as its chairman since 1999. He is also a member of the board of directors of Deere & Company. Mr. Holliday served as chief executive officer of DuPont from February 1998 through January 2009. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, is the chairman of U.S. Council on Competitiveness, and is a founding member of the International Business Council. Mr. Holliday formerly served as the chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Business Roundtable's Task Force for Environment, Technology and Economy. He is also the chair emeritus of the board of directors of Catalyst.

"I am honored to join the CH2M HILL board of directors," said Chad Holliday. "CH2M HILL has a solid reputation of tackling some of the most complex projects on the globe, while balancing the critical connection of water, energy, and the environment. I am also attracted to CH2M HILL's culture that promotes integrity, respect, and open collaboration."

Headquartered near Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, management and operations for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. With $6.4 billion in revenue and more than 25,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2008). The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of energy, water, transportation, environmental, nuclear and industrial facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer, including being named by FORTUNE as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For (2009). Visit

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