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Black & Veatch Chief Information Officer Named to Executive Leadership Council

Irvin Bishop Jr. among 2023 selectees to global group for Black business leaders, entrepreneurs

Black & Veatch, a leading global provider of critical infrastructure solutions, today announced that its chief information officer, Irvin Bishop Jr., was selected to the 2023 class of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC). The ELC’s mission is to increase the number of successful global Black executives by adding value to their development, leadership and philanthropic endeavors.

As an executive vice president and member of Black & Veatch’s leadership team, Bishop is helping strengthen clients’ experiences with solutions for their critical human infrastructure needs in energy, telecommunications and water, as well as addressing clients’ industry challenges including electrification, decarbonization, digitalization, water scarcity and resilience.

“Along with a strong team of talented professionals, Irvin is leading the efforts to advance our digital transformation and innovation initiatives,” saidMario Azar, Black & Veatch’s Chairman and CEO. “Irvin has also been a strong voice in helping our company further its focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.”

Bishop joined the advisory board of KansasCityCIO in 2021 and was recognized as 2022 Kansas City Global CIO of the Year® by the ORBIE® Awards.

Editor’s Notes:

  • A high resolution image of Irvin Bishop Jr. can be found here.

About Black & Veatch Black & Veatch is a 100-percent employee-owned global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a more than 100-year track record of innovation in sustainable infrastructure. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people around the world by addressing the resilience and reliability of our most important infrastructure assets. Our revenues in 2022 were US$4.3 billion. Follow us on and on social media.

About The Executive Leadership Council

The Executive Leadership Council, an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1986, is the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards, and in global enterprises. Comprising more than 800 current and former Black CEOs, senior executives, and board directors at Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, and entrepreneurs at top-tier firms, its members work to build an inclusive business leadership pipeline that empowers global Black leaders to make impactful contributions to the marketplace and the global communities they serve. For more information, please visit

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