SOURCE: Parsons


December 01, 2010 13:04 ET

Parsons Appoints Dorr as Vice President and Power Delivery & Renewables Sector Manager, Energy, Life Sciences & Industrial Division

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2010) - Parsons announces the appointment of Leonard D. "Len" Dorr as Vice President and Power Delivery & Renewables Sector Manager of the Energy, Life Sciences & Industrial Division for its Commercial Technology group. In this role, Mr. Dorr will lead the overall expansion and strategic development of Parsons' projects in the solar, hydro, transmission/distribution, utilities, and wind power markets.

Mr. Dorr has more than 30 years of experience in the electricity industry. Prior to joining Parsons, he was the director of business development for a leader in the development, manufacturing, and deployment of utility scale photovoltaic power plants using thin film solar modules.

"Parsons is pleased to have Len on board," said Mike Walsh, Parsons Group President. "He is a highly proactive, innovative, customer-focused business developer and professional electrical power systems engineer with a strong background in market development, technical sales, and technical sales account management."

Mr. Dorr holds a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Salford in the United Kingdom. He is based in Pasadena, CA.

Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering and construction industry, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program and construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit