Robert Ward new Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA
Robert Ward has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA. He will take on his new position effective July 13, 2017.
Robert has worked for Skanska since 2002. He has been an integral part of Skanska Commercial Development USA since its start. He has led both our Washington DC and Houston, Texas markets and delivered our first US commercial development project. Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for key elements of US Commercial Development operations including investment review, leasing, new markets and professional service functions. Prior to his roles in Commercial Development, Robert served as a vice president with Skanska USA Building.
Robert will report to Claes Larsson, Executive Vice President, Skanska AB. Robert replaces Shawn Hurley, who has decided to leave Skanska.
“Robert has a very strong customer focus and drive and has been instrumental in establishing Skanska as a commercial developer in our selected US markets. I look forward to continued work with Robert and exploring new markets and possibilities for Skanska in the US.
I also want to thank Shawn for his time with Skanska as Business Unit President as well as significant efforts in developing our business in the Boston region.” says Claes Larsson, Executive Vice President, Skanska AB.