Day & Zimmermann Promotes Diana McConnell to Vice President of O&M Contractor Services

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2016) -  Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, today named Diana McConnell Vice President of O&M Contractor Services. In her new role, McConnell will be responsible for Open Shop craft recruiting, coordinating with technical and vocational schools and Day & Zimmermann's security services group. This promotion demonstrates Day & Zimmermann's commitment to its core value of diversity and its ongoing effort to advance diversity in its executive ranks. McConnell has been with the company for 17 years, most recently developing an industry-leading craft recruiting and placement organization with a fill-rate of more than 98 percent.

"Diana has been an integral part of Day & Zimmermann's craft recruiting accomplishments over the last several years," said Guy Starr, President of DZ Atlantic. "Her ability to forge partnerships and deliver results will be a significant asset to our organization going forward."

McConnell has driven craft professional recruiting and development best practices through partnerships with vocational and technical schools and with the construction education industry group NCCER on its Build Your Future initiative. In her expanded leadership role, she will be directly involved with Day & Zimmermann's Security Services group, which was recently commended by the Nuclear Energy Institute for its exceptional program after passing its sixth consecutive annual audit.

Founded in 1901, Day & Zimmermann is a family-owned company with a workforce of over 50,000 specializing in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.7 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment—maintaining the nation's power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world. We do what we say.®