John Braccio was appointed president & CEO
John W. Braccio, P.E., has been appointed president and CEO, of Wright-Pierce, a New England-based water, wastewater and infrastructure engineering firm, effective July 1, 2014.
Braccio has been with the firm for 30 years and has served as a senior vice-president in charge of wastewater engineering in southern New England. He succeeds William E. Brown, P.E.
In his new role, Braccio will oversee operations in the company‘s seven offices located in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Brown, who has been with the firm for 35 years and has served as CEO since 2002, will remain as the chairman of the firm focused on strategic initiatives and mentoring the next generation of company leaders.
“Being an employee-owned firm is a cornerstone of Wright-Pierce’s success, and this leadership transition is another step in our long-term commitment to internal ownership and leadership," Brown said. "Wright-Pierce is fortunate to have John Braccio assume the role of CEO. John’s leadership in driving success in the Southern New England market speaks volumes about his abilities. The combination of his leadership, and our strong team of employees, is a formula for continued success and growth in the Northeast."