SOURCE: Altran

November 19, 2015 08:00 ET

Robert Alder Joins Altran North America Strengthening Energy Group's Commitment to Delivering Project Excellence

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2015) - Altran, a global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, recently announced the addition of Robert Alder to its North American Energy team in the newly created position of vice president of power engineering and design. Bob will have responsibility for strengthening engineering operations and delivery across North America's Energy Group.

Chief Operating Officer of Altran's Energy Group in North America, Erol Ozkirbas, said, "We are very pleased to have such a seasoned executive join our Energy Group management team to strengthen our core engineering. Bob's leadership is a significant step in our growth in the energy market and our commitment to continue to drive excellence throughout every area of our operations. Bob will work with our management team to ensure that we exceed our client's expectations as we continue to form lasting partnerships with them and fulfill our growth strategy."

Most recently, Bob was vice president of business development for Kiewit Power Group, a Fortune 500 construction and engineering firm focused on helping clients meet the challenge of changing power delivery trends and power generation strategies. In this role for more than a decade, he successfully developed and executed engineering services across a number of power market sectors including gas and coal-fired generation, air quality control systems, nuclear, power delivery, and renewable generation.

Prior to Kiewit, Bob was vice president at Parsons Energy & Chemicals, a leading professional engineering and construction management firm. His responsibilities included both engineering management and project operations.

"I look forward to the continuing challenge of meeting the needs of our diverse Energy clients in this competitive marketplace," said Bob. "I welcome the opportunity to join with Erol and his Energy Group management team to ensure that we provide unparalleled project management and project execution services to our clients throughout North America."

About Altran
As global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, Altran accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services. Altran Innovation Makers(1) have been providing their expertise for over thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecoms sectors, among others. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran solutions capitalize on the Group's technological know-how in five key areas: Innovative Product Development, Intelligent Systems, Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Systems.
In 2014, the Altran group generated revenues of EUR 1.756bn. With a headcount of nearly 25,000 employees, Altran is present in more than 20 countries.

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