Fluor Corp. has announced that the company's board of directors has elected David T. Seaton to the position of CEO and company director. Seaton succeeds Alan L. Boeckmann who retires as CEO. Boeckmann will continue to serve the company as the non-executive chairman of Fluor's board of directors. All changes went into effect February 2, 2011, and were approved during the company's board of directors' meeting in Dallas.
Seaton, who joined the company in 1984, becomes Fluor's twelfth chief executive in the company's nearly 100-year history. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he served as chief operating officer beginning in November 2009. Seaton has also served as senior group president overseeing the company's Energy and Chemicals, Power, and Government groups as well as for Fluor's activities in China and the Middle East. He was also the
managing director of Fluor Arabia Ltd., and led the company's global sales function.
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