Ken Baker joins Louis Berger's operations and maintenance division

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Louis Berger has appointed industry veteran Ken Baker as vice president in its operations and maintenance (O &M) services company. With a demonstrated record of driving rapid and sustainable growth in previous positions, Baker will focus on Louis Berger's projects in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) power market, while continuing to support the company's U.S. and global clients.

"At Louis Berger, Baker will lead development of innovative financing solutions for capital intensive O &M markets around the world," said Andrew V. Bailey, president of Louis Berger's services operating company. "Ken's vision will play a critical role in the continued growth and development of Louis Berger's transportation infrastructure business."

In his new role, Baker will leverage his extensive expertise in operations and maintenance and excellent track record developing talent and accelerating growth. Baker, who is based in Richmond, Virginia, has more than 30 years of experience in building and strengthening finance functions, as well as in information technology and human resources, and more than a decade of experience in O &M and the road transport infrastructure industry.

Before joining Louis Berger, Baker served as senior vice president at Transfield Services Americas and senior vice president and chief financial officer of VMS, Inc. Baker graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in accounting.

Louis Berger provides O &M support and turnkey delivery across a variety of market sectors, including transportation, buildings and facilities, water and power and energy.

About Louis Berger

Louis Berger is a $1 billion global professional services corporation that helps infrastructure and development clients solve their most complex challenges. We are a trusted partner to national, state and local government agencies; multilateral institutions; and commercial industry clients worldwide. By focusing on client needs to deliver quality, safe, financially-successful projects with integrity, we are committed to deliver on our promise to provide Solutions for a better world.

Louis Berger operates on every habitable continent. We have a long-standing presence in more than 50 nations, represented by the multidisciplinary expertise of 6,000 engineers, economists, scientists, managers and planners.

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Source: Louis Berger