MWH boosts role of local office


MWH boosts role of local office

MWH, a global company offering engineering and construction services for energy, environmental and water projects, has broadened the responsibilities of its office in Steamboat Springs.

Local resident Alan Krause has been named the chief operating officer of the new Global Energy and Industry Division of the company. Krause will manage a $100 million per year global energy business that includes mining and hydropower worldwide as well as all of MWH's South America Operations.

MWH is based in Broomfield. The company has recently reorganized with the intent of becoming better positioned to grow its energy and water business. Major projects MWH is involved in include the Three-Gorge Dam in China, the Panama Canal expansion, and Guri Dam complex in Venezuela.

MWH Global, Inc. is a $1 billion per year engineering firm with approximately 6,000 employees and 170 offices worldwide. It is a private, employee-owned firm specializing in engineering design and remediation, construction, program management, and technology solutions for the energy, environmental, land, water, and wastewater markets of the Americas, Europe, Middle East, India, Asia, and the Pacific Rim.

ASC hires Lacey as sales executive

American Skiing Co. has turned to the nutrition/fitness/health industry to recruit a new sales and marketing executive.

ASC announced last weekthat it had hired James Lacey to be its new senior vice president of sales and marketing. Lacey, 42, is a 20-year sales and marketing veteran. He will take responsibility for sales and marketing activities at the company's seven resorts effective Monday.

CEO B.J. Fair said Lacey has strengths in brand management and lifestyle marketing.

Prior to joining ASC, Lacey was the executive vice president of sales and marketing with Weider Nutrition International.

He also was a vice president of sales for PowerBar, Inc., a subsidiary of Nestle Foods Corp.


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