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Black & Veatch CFO honored for outstanding leadership by engineering profession

Karen Daniel receives 2010 Black Engineer of the Year Chairman’s Award for her personal achievements and positive impact on company performance

Karen L. Daniel, Chief Financial Officer of Black & Veatch, has been recognized for her personal and professional achievements in receiving the prestigious 2010 Black Engineer of the Year Awards’ (BEYA) Chairman’s Award.

"Despite a demanding business schedule, she always finds time to encourage and teach students the basic business principles for success” – Yvonne Petite | Adjunct Professor at Webster University

At Black & Veatch, Daniel is responsible for leading the global company’s financial functions including treasury, tax, accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and financial systems. Daniel is also a member of the Board of Directors of Black & Veatch, which has $3.2 billion in annual revenue and has completed projects in more than 100 countries on six continents.

"Karen has demonstrated a unique ability to help the company beyond her achievements in our financial operations by guiding enhancements of the engineering aspects of our company” – Len C. Rodman | Chairman, President and CEO of Black & Veatch

BEYA recognizes the achievements of diverse leaders and rewards excellence in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The Chairman’s Award recognizes career accomplishments by persons not limited to those who are engineers by profession. Daniel was chosen from hundreds of other government and business applicants for the award.

“Karen is dedicated to developing and mentoring future leaders in the company and community, making a difference in the lives of minorities, and contributing her time and efforts in improving the community.” – Martha W. Gilliland | Black & Veatch Board Member and former Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City

About Black & Veatch: Black & Veatch is an employee-owned 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 in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on and in social media.


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