“Ernie has a successful track record in delivering complex energy infrastructure projects across the United States,” said Dean Oskvig, President and CEO of black-veatch’s global energy business. “His more than 30 years of project experience and industry knowledge is beneficial for developing new opportunities with clients and business partners.”

Prior to joining Black & Veatch, Wright was an Executive Vice President and Board member of a large US general industrial construction company, where he was Industrial Group President.

Eamonn Kelly will join Black & Veatch as the new Managing Director for South Asia Pacific early next year. Kelly will be responsible for growing Black & Veatch’s water business throughout the region and will be based in Melbourne.

Kelly has more than 20 years’ experience in the water industry with a majority of the time spent in Australia, China and other parts of Asia.

His experience prior to joining Black & Veatch includes seven years with a state-owned water corporation in Victoria, Australia, where he served most recently as General Manager for the Planning and Infrastructure Groups.