Earth Tech Adds New Executives to Capitol District Staff

Nov. 10, 2004

Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has appointed two new senior managers to its Capitol District office in Alexandria, Va.

Ken Vinson has been named vice president, senior environmental section manager of the Alexandria office. Vinson will also serve as program manager for three worldwide environmental consulting contracts for the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence and will lead the environmental technical practice in Earth Tech’s Capitol District. Most recently, Vinson was the operations manager for Earth Tech’s Honolulu, Hawaii, office and program manager for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific Division (NAVFAC EFD Pacific) Comprehensive Long-Term Environmental Action Navy (CLEAN) II and III contracts. Vinson joined Earth Tech in 1993.

John Franz, vice president and operations manager, will be responsible for profit and loss responsibilities for the Alexandria office, which employs 120 employs people. Prior to joining Earth Tech, Franz served as vice president for Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure’s Army programs in the northeast.

Earth Tech Inc. is a world-class provider of a full suite of engineering, construction and operations services to the global water/wastewater, environmental, transportation, and facilities markets. A business unit of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, Earth Tech employs more than 8,500 talented people, delivering services to customers in 17 countries. Founded in 1970, Earth Tech is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.

Tyco International Ltd. is a global, diversified company that provides vital products and services to customers in five business segments: Fire & Security, Electronics, Healthcare, Engineered Products & Services, and Plastics & Adhesives. With 2004 revenues of $40 billion, Tyco employs 260,000 people worldwide.

Source: Earth Tech Inc.