CH2M HILL Appoints Terry A. Ruhl as President of Transportation Business
July 16, 2012
CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to announce that Terry A. Ruhl, PE, F. ASCE, has been appointed president of the firm’s No. 4 ranked (Engineering News-Record) Transportation business. The firm is a leader in transportation planning, design, design-build, program management, construction management and operations.
A 19-year veteran of CH2M HILL, Ruhl previously served as the senior vice president and director of consulting and international operations for the company’s Transportation Business Group, leading the Aviation, Highway and Bridge, Ports and Maritime, and Transit and Rail consulting practices. He has been responsible for the growth and profitability of these market segments, both domestically and internationally.
Prior to his operations position, Ruhl led CH2M HILL’s Aviation market segment from 2006 to 2009, directing growth and business strategies for the group. He is nationally recognized as an expert in airport planning and design, and also has significant experience in various modes of transportation, including highway, bridge, rail, and pedestrian facilities.
Ruhl recently led the 2011 acquisition of Booz Allen Hamilton’s State and Local Government consulting business, which rounded out CH2M HILL’s full-service transit and rail capabilities. He is currently involved in coordinating the integration of Halcrow’s transportation practice — a United Kingdom-based consultancy specializing in transportation planning, design, and management services for infrastructure development worldwide — which came to CH2M HILL as part of the Halcrow Group acquisition in 2011.
Ruhl is active in a number of industry organizations and has chaired multiple committees within these groups. In 2011, he served as the Board of Directors Chair for the Airport Consultants Council. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and the Transportation Research Board. He has published numerous articles on airport planning and engineering, as well as overall transportation and business management issues.
Ruhl obtained his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Colorado State University, and holds a master's degree in transportation engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He is based out of CH2M HILL’s Denver, Colorado, global headquarters.
Employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$6.4 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable engineering by Verdantix. The firm has been named a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For five times. Visit us at http://www.ch2mhill.com, twitter.com/ch2mhill and facebook.com/ch2mhill.