May 01, 2020

Business News: 05/01/2020

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Matt Childs, P.E. Welcomed to the Turner Company 

Effective May 14, Matt Childs Will Act as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Turner Company.

Childs is tasked with overseeing operations of the Turner Company and working with the owners to implement their vision of this fast-moving precast concrete enterprise. Through the Turner Company’s robotic concrete pipe, manhole and box facility in Lockhart, Texas and its precast facility in Rhome, Texas, the goal over the next few years is to assemble a team of industry leaders to work with clients and deliver an outstanding experience. 

“It feels like I have been working toward this position throughout my career,” said Childs. “My friendship with people in the precast concrete industry, runs deep and long. Everyone has helped me reach the COO position at the Turner Company and I am grateful, especially to my colleagues at HawkeyePedershaab who support my transition.”

Webinar on COVID-19 & Digital Transformation in Water

Learn from industry leaders about how COVID-19 (coronavirus) is making the case for digital transformation at the Global Water Works webinar Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT. A link to register can be found here. 

“In the context of a crisis, the management of water supply, sanitation and purification services is critical. Managers must ensure continuity and quality of services, being able to overcome challenges,” according to Global Water Works.

The Expert Panel features:

  • Jaime Barba, Global CEO, GoAigua; Chief Digital Officer, Global Omnium

  • Gary Wong, Principal, Global Water Industry, OSIsoft

  • Hardeep Anand, P.E., Deputy Director, Miami Dade Water & Sewer Department

  • Melissa Meeker, Chief Executive Officer, The Water Tower

Take-Aways of the webinar:

  • How COVID-19 is Changing Utility Operations 

  • 9 Lessons Learned Navigating the Digital Transformation Journey

  • Resources to support continued learning, including an e-book on a COVID-19 Success Story

  • Bring your questions to get answers from the experts during an extended Q&A.  

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