PHILADELPHIA, PA — November 2, 2011 — Day & Zimmermann’s Engineering, Construction and Maintenance (ECM) group today announced key leadership changes within its DZ Atlantic business, including the appointment of Guy Starr as president of DZ Atlantic, and Ross McConnell as senior vice president of nuclear operations.
Guy Starr, previously president of DZ Engineering and DZ Construction, will have responsibility for all open shop construction and plant maintenance work in the nuclear, fossil, and process and industrial markets. He will also oversee the company’s suite of specialty services (condenser, valve, and radiological) as well as the fabrication and machining operation based in Moss Point, MS. With more than 30 years of management and operations experience in the engineering and field services area, Mr. Starr brings significant leadership expertise to his new role.
Ross McConnell previously served as DZ Atlantic’s vice president of staffing, valve, plant and radiological services. In his new role, Mr. McConnell will have overall responsibility for all of the unit’s work in the nuclear power market.
“ The appointment of these experienced industry leaders will ensure that DZ Atlantic is well positioned to achieve our vision to become the leading project delivery and maintenance contractor in the power, process and industrial markets”, said Michael McMahon, president of Day & Zimmermann’s Engineering Construction and Maintenance group. “I look forward to the opportunity to leverage their considerable expertise in positioning DZ Atlantic as the first choice for both customers and employees.”
About Day & Zimmermann ECM
Day & Zimmermann’s Engineering, Construction and Maintenance (ECM) group is one of the nation’s leading providers of total plant lifecycle solutions for the power, process, and industrial markets. In 2011, for the fourth consecutive year, Day & Zimmermann was ranked as the nation’s #1 contractor in Power Operations & Maintenance, and #5 in Chemical Process, by Engineering News-Record. With more than 15,000 employees, a network of strategic office locations, and a proud history of 110 years, Day & Zimmermann ECM delivers a comprehensive platform of engineering, construction, maintenance, fabrication, and specialty services. We leverage our deep industry experience, innovative technology tools, rigorous safety culture, and expert project teams to deliver integrated solutions to our customers’ toughest challenges.