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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, 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 and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the Army Engineer, Airborne and Ranger Schools 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 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 Group currently has 60,000 employees and operations in nine home markets. Sales in 2003 totaled $16.4 billion.
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Date:Oct 27, 2004
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