DALLAS, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) today named Patrick Hill as EVP and President of People & Places Solutions (P&PS) effective Aug. 1, 2021.
Hill's career at Jacobs spans more than 23 years in several senior leadership positions, crossing multiple sectors and operations around the globe. Most recently Patrick co-led P&PS' global business, with focus on Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the global functions of Growth, Strategy & Solutions and Global Design Centers. Prior executive roles in the U.S. included leadership of Jacobs' Telecom business based in Chicago.
"P&PS has enjoyed robust growth over the past several years and is poised to capitalize on major secular trends and infrastructure spend around infrastructure modernization, climate change, health and digital transformation," said Jacobs President and Chief Operating Officer Bob Pragada. "Patrick's appointment aligns with our line of business succession plans, and his visible and forward-leaning leadership style position him as the right leader to drive the next generation of strong growth in P&PS."
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $14 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Visit jacobs.com and connect with Jacobs on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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