PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - August 09, 2016) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today named Jeffrey Predmore as director of security. The appointment of Mr. Predmore furthers Michael Baker's ongoing efforts to ensure all company team members worldwide are able to complete their designated tasks in a safe and secure worksite or facility.
Operating from the company's global headquarters in Pittsburgh, Mr. Predmore will oversee and implement Michael Baker's corporate security compliance program. As a global company, Michael Baker has a responsibility to ensure secure operations of all its facilities around the world. Mr. Predmore will maintain a diligent review of all incoming and existing personnel to make certain that all meet general security requirements established by various government agencies.
"The security of our employees and clients is of the utmost importance to Michael Baker as we are often tasked with projects in volatile regions," said Kurt Bergman, chief executive officer of Michael Baker International. "Jeff's experience working with local and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies to develop, implement and deliver dynamic security programs that are compliant with directives and regulations is invaluable to Michael Baker's worldwide operations."
Mr. Predmore brings more than 30 years of security management experience to his new role, having helped a number of companies improve their security and safety programs. Additionally, Mr. Predmore is a retired military veteran, having served for more than 20 years in the United States Army in a varied capacity, including managing and preparing 52 U.S. Army Reserve and Pennsylvania National Guard units for combat readiness; planning and executing logistical support for humanitarian missions; and supervising personnel service officers, water purification units and staff sections.
"I am proud to join Michael Baker to inform the company's security operations," said Mr. Predmore. "I will rely on my experience working with the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency, among others, to continue to improve Michael Baker's strategic security practices to meet business objectives while maintaining compliance with all applicable standards."
About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life-cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com.