Chairman and Chief Executive Officer , CH2MHILL, Ltd.
Mr. Lee McIntire is the Chairman and CEO of CH2M HILL. Mr. McIntire has more than 30 years of international engineering and construction experience. He has the operations and leadership responsibility for the CH2M HILL enterprise. The firm is a recognized global leader in program management, consulting, engineering, construction, and operations for public and private clients. Mr. McIntire’s priorities for the firm are the highest standards of ethical behavior, safety, quality, and a positive client experience. The firm is frequently recognized for its focus on sustainability and work-place satisfaction.
Before being appointed to CEO in January 2009, Mr. McIntire had served as President and Chief Operating Officer, President and Group Chief Executive for the Energy Client Group, and the Group Chief Executive for the Industrial Client Group. Under his leadership, CH2M HILL has expanded its global operations, now serving clients on five continents.
Prior to joining CH2M HILL, Mr. McIntire was an executive at Bechtel Group Inc. Mr. McIntire served on the board of directors and was executive vice president for the parent company, and was a member of the Chairman’s Leadership Council and Chairman and President of several of Bechtel’s leading, multibillion dollar companies.
Mr. McIntire’s academic background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska, a Master’s degree from Garvin School of Management (Thunderbird) in Arizona, and the Executive Management Program at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.
Mr. McIntire lends his leadership to a number of organizations around the world serving on the Board of Trustees of the Thunderbird School for Global Management and the Advisory Boards for the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management, and the New Resource Bank. He serves on the National Petroleum Council, the Council on Competitiveness, the E&C Partnership of the World Economic Forum, the World Business Council on Sustainable Development, the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, the Aspen Institute’s Dialogue and Commission on Arctic Climate Change and the National Academy of Construction.