Michael Baker International kicks off 75th anniversary

PITTSBURGH, May 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, consulting, planning, technical and professional services, launches its 75th anniversary celebrations today with events at local offices across the U.S. Clients and community partners are coming together with current and former employees to honor the firm's legacy and focus on opportunities that lie ahead.

"For 75 years we have upheld the ideals that Michael Baker, Jr. exemplified as he sought to make a difference in the communities he served around the world," said Tom Campbell, chairman of Michael Baker International. "What began as a small engineering firm in Pennsylvania now provides a full continuum of innovative solutions to clients throughout the world. We are extremely proud of our heritage and equally proud of the work that Michael Baker is doing today. Our dedication to excellence, coupled with our smart and passionate employees, serves as a strong foundation for our next 75 years."

"These events, as well as others we have planned over the next several months, create an opportunity to come together with our clients and members of our communities who share our commitment to making a difference in the world through transformative projects," said Kurt Bergman, CEO of Michael Baker International. "As we mark this historic milestone, the focus of our more than 5,000 employees remains on making a positive impact in our domestic and global communities."

About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more visit www.mbakerintl.com.

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