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DAMES & MOORE HOLDS 1993 ANNUAL MEETING

 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dames & Moore (NYSE: DM) held its 1993 annual meeting of shareholders in Los Angeles yesterday. The shareholders elected a board of 11 members, nine of whom are incumbents; approved an amendment to the company's certificate of incorporation; and ratified the appointment of KPMG Peat Marwick as the company's independent public auditors for the 1994 fiscal year.
 Newly elected to the board were Dames & Moore officers Henry Klehn Jr., 57, who was recently named executive vice president--corporate development, and Kevin J. Freeman, 43, recently named senior vice president and manager, Western North America Division. Incumbents elected to the board included the following company officers: George D. Leal, 59, chairman and chief executive officer; Robert M. Perry, 61, executive vice president and chief financial officer; William M. Greenslade, 54, vice president and general manager, Western Division Geosciences Group, Intermountain Region; and Richard C. Tucker, 51, vice president and general manager, Middle Atlantic Region and Eastern Division Government Services Group. All the previous outside directors also were re-elected to the board: James E. Seitz, 65, retired vice chairman of Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche); Norman A. Barkeley, 63, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer, Ducommun Inc.; Michael R. Peevey, 55, retired president and director and presently a consultant of SCEcorp and Southern California Edison; Harald Peipers, 65, member of the board of executive directors, Hochtief AG; and Busso F. Peus, 50, senior vice president, Hochtief AG. Former board members who did not stand for re-election included company co-founder William W. Moore, 81, who retired from the board; Glenn D. Martin, 43, vice president and general manager, Eastern Division Midcontinent Region; and Arthur C. Darrow, 50, who was recently named president and chief operating officer and, in accordance with the company's recently announced management succession plan, will become chief executive officer at the end of 1994. The number of directors on the board now is 11 compared to 12 on the previous board.
 Dames & Moore's certificate of incorporation was revised to enable the company to register as a professional engineering corporation in Missouri, where the company has offices in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau.
 Following the business meeting, George D. Leal, chairman and chief executive officer, and other executive officers and directors met informally with shareholders.
 Dames & Moore is a worldwide professional services company, providing comprehensive environmental and specialized consulting and engineering services. The company had gross revenues of $343.8 million in fiscal year 1993 and maintains offices throughout the United States and in 19 other countries.
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 /CONTACT: Robert Perry, CFO of Dames & Moore, 213-683-1560/
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