Skanska appoints dean of its university.
Skanska USA Building Inc. has named Jon Holtz dean of the company's Skanska University, a comprehensive company-wide educational program designed to drive employee professional development through a training- and skill-enhancement-based curriculum specifically tailored for construction service professionals.
Holtz has been with Skanska since 1996. Prior to joining Skanska Holtz served 22 years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Construction Management, Procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases. , Personnel Management and Combat Engineering.
Holtz holds an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington, an M.B.A. from Western New England College Western New England College is a private, independent, coeducational college founded in 1919. Located on a classical 215 acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, the College serves approximately 4,000 students on its main campus and at six satellite sites within and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the Army Engineer, Airborne airborne /air·borne/ (ar´born) suspended in, transported by, or spread by air.
adj carried through the air. In health care settings, viruses or bacteria may become airborne, e.g. and Ranger Schools The United States Army Ranger School is an intense nine-week long combat leadership course, oriented towards small-unit tactics, and conducted in three separate three-week-long phases - at Fort Benning, Georgia, U.S.A. and the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting, design build and pharmaceutical validation See validate.
validation - The stage in the software life-cycle at the end of the development process where software is evaluated to ensure that it complies with the requirements. services to a broad range of U.S. industries, including biopharmaceutical, educational, high-tech, healthcare, transportation and sports and entertainment. The company, part of the Skanska AB global group of companies, is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, and has more than 5,300 employees in the U.S.
Skanska is a global construction services group committed to finding innovative solutions for its clients. Combining global presence with local expertise, Skanska offers a broad range of services: from project development, to construction and facilities management The management of a user's computer installation by an outside organization. All operations including systems, programming and the datacenter can be performed by the facilities management organization on the user's premises. .
The Group currently has 60,000 employees and operations in nine home markets. Sales in 2003 totaled $16.4 billion.