Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR) today confirmed that Korn/Ferry International has been engaged to assist its Board of Directors in the selection of a Chief Executive Officer. Scott Kingdom of Korn/Ferry’s Chicago office and Richard Preng from the firm’s New York office are leading the engagement, which will include the consideration of both external and internal candidates.
“The hiring of Korn/Ferry is an important step in the process of finding the next leader of Baker,” said Robert N. Bontempo, Ph.D., newly-elected Chairman of the Board. “Korn/Ferry is one of the world’s premier executive search firms and we are delighted to have them help us consider qualified candidates.”
Michael Baker Corporation (www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients’ most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.