SOURCE: Parsons

July 01, 2008 13:04 ET

Parsons Appoints Grebbien as Executive Vice President and Global Business Development Manager, Water & Infrastructure

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - July 1, 2008) - Parsons is pleased to announce the appointment of Virginia Grebbien as Executive Vice President and Global Business Development Manager of Parsons Water & Infrastructure Inc. (PWI). In this role, Ms. Grebbien will lead PWI's global sales and marketing as it continues its aggressive growth strategy.

PWI, a primary business unit of Parsons Corporation, provides customers worldwide with full-service engineering, construction, and management services in water, wastewater, and infrastructure development.

Ms. Grebbien comes to Parsons with more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private water sectors where she specialized in developing large local water supply projects and in growing organizations. Prior to joining Parsons, she worked for MWH Americas, Inc., where she served as a Division Director and was responsible for the largest division historically within the company, covering the western United States.

"Virginia's strong client relationships, detailed understanding of the water marketplace, proven leadership skills, and successful executive level operations experience all combine to make her an excellent addition to our executive team, and we all are very excited about having her at the helm of our development activities," stated Rich Wankmuller, Parsons Group President.

Ms. Grebbien holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is based in Parsons' Pasadena, California, corporate headquarters.

Parsons, celebrating more than 60 years of setting industry standards, is a leader in many diversified markets such as water, transportation, life sciences, environmental, construction, infrastructure, planning, commercial, industrial manufacturing, communications, healthcare, education and public buildings, critical facilities, nuclear and special materials, and homeland security. Parsons provides technical and management solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit us at www.parsons.com.

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