New chairman succeeds Aaron Zahn
BCR Environmental announced that its board of directors has appointed Robert Andrews, P. Eng., as chairman. Andrews succeeds Aaron Zahn, who has been chairman of the board since 2015 and will continue to serve as CEO and a member of the board.
“Rob brings a wealth of industry experience including a long and impressive track record in wastewater and broader engineering that will be invaluable to our company,” said BCR CEO Aaron Zahn. “Rob will be working directly with management and employees on implementing our corporate strategy in order to realize our vision for the future.”
Prior to joining BCR, Andrews was president and CEO of the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA), a provincial agency that operates and maintains approximately 500 water and wastewater treatment systems that serve more than 5 million people. Before joining OCWA, Andrews was CEO of Global Water at AECOM, a water engineering and design-build business with 6,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding $1 billion. Additional operational experience includes serving as executive vice president of Earth Tech’s global water projects and products division responsible for design, technology, equipment, construction, financing and operations of municipal water systems throughout the world.
Andrews’ project experience includes engineering and project management for some of the world’s largest water and wastewater treatment systems, including in Toronto, Peel Region, Boston, New York, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Sydney and London. In addition to conventional Design Bid Build method of project delivery, Rob has extensive global experience in P3, including concessions in Brazil, the U.K., China (PRC), Australia, and North America, as well as other alternative delivery models such as program management, design-build and design-build-operate.