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Black & Veatch Names New President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Overland Park, Kansas
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Chosen for her “progressive leadership experience,” Stephanie Hasenbos-Case will elevate and align the company’s talent strategies for growth

Stephanie Hasenbos-Case, a proven leader in helping human resources organizations drive professional growth and revenue goals, has been named President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Black & Veatch. As a key member of the executive leadership team, Hasenbos-Case will be responsible for leading all elements of HR, talent and organizational capability for the company.

The role will see Hasenbos-Case wearing multiple hats: She will also serve as Secretary to the Compensation & Development Committee of the Board of Directors, which focuses on executive compensation, talent management and succession planning; and Chairman and Secretary of the Administrative Committee for Employee Benefits, which has fiduciary responsibility for the company’s retirement plans and employee benefits. She will also serve as Executive Sponsor of the Black & Veatch Foundation, the company’s charitable arm.

Hasenbos-Case comes to Black & Veatch from Grant Thornton International, where she led human resources in a dual role devoted to creating and implementing successful people and client experience strategies. Her professional experience includes consulting and corporate leadership roles with several high-profile companies including Accenture, Bank of America, Deloitte, H&R Block and Sears.

“Stephanie was selected not only for her impressive international experience, but for her proven track record of leading large-scale growth transformations and helping organizations meet their strategic business goals,” said Steve Edwards, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Black & Veatch. “I am confident she will foster an environment that supports Black & Veatch’s global strategies while strengthening our ONE B&V culture, which will allow us to continue to deliver safe, timely results to all our customers.”

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international business from Notre Dame, where she has also completed advanced courses in marketing/communications. She and her family will be relocating to Kansas City from London. 

“I’m proud to join Black & Veatch in a role that is designed to help carry the company forward, and to build upon the company’s reputation for not only meeting customer expectations, but for treating its employee-owners in a fair and sustainable manner” Hasenbos-Casesaid.

Editor's Notes:

  • Hasenbos-Case has a transformational leadership diploma from Oxford University.
  • She is involved in numerous volunteer activities, including serving on the University of Notre Dame Alumni Advisory Council, Dom Cabral Global Advisory Board and Sue Duncan Children’s Center Foundation Board.
  • Please click here to download a high-resolution image of Hasenbos-Case.

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Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. 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 www.bv.com and in social media.