“Global connections across industries and market sectors are transforming the development and execution of critical infrastructure projects,” said Steve Edwards, Chairman and CEO of Black & Veatch. “Sanjay brings a wealth of experience in leading complex strategic initiatives including the alignment of companies and operating units to better service evolving client needs. On behalf of the Board, and our employee shareholders, we welcome him and appreciate the key role he will play in shaping Black & Veatch’s future.” As Executive Vice President and CFO of Spirit AeroSystems, Kapoor provides leadership for all financial functions of the corporation including treasury, taxation, investor relations and more. “Black & Veatch’s reputation as a highly respected, global innovator is driven by its unique commitment to its vision and values, and a long-term plan for success,” said Kapoor. “Each day, the work of its professionals transforms lives around the world in countless ways, and new opportunities are emerging to leverage technology and their expertise to benefit clients and the communities in which we live and work. I look forward to helping Black & Veatch plan for its future while continuing to deliver excellence today.” Prior to joining Spirit AeroSystems, Kapoor’s experience includes more than two decades with industry-leading defense and aviation sector companies Raytheon (2004-2013) and United Technologies (1990-2004). At Raytheon, he led the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Systems including the Patriot and Hawk programs. During his final three years at Raytheon, he oversaw all business execution activities, doubling revenue over the period. Earlier he served as the Division’s Chief Financial Officer, providing leadership to more than 650 finance professionals across the United States, Germany, Australia and the Middle East. Editor's Notes: Kapoor received a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology and a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Please click here to download a high-resolution photograph of Sanjay Kapoor. Media Contact Information: PATRICK MACELROY | +1 646-779-8354 P | +1 516-477-0914 M | firstname.lastname@example.org-HOUR MEDIA HOTLINE | +1 866-496-9149 0 About Black & Veatch 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 2017 were US$3.4 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media. Related Insights With Grid Modernization, Utilities Poised For Most Visible Transformation The annual Strategic Directions Report series offers analysis and insights into key issues and trends facing the smart cities and utilities, electric, natural gas, and water utility sectors. FLNG Solutions Prove To Be Much More Than Potential It was roughly a decade ago when the initial introduction of floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) solutions sought to help bring uneconomic gas reserves offshore, such as those in remote locations, to the market. Over the past few years, however, we’ve watched as offshore FLNG capabilities have moved closer to the mainland, offering a very flexible and economical solution to operators looking to offload their supply around the world. Four Big Trends in Gas-to-Power Hold Promise for U.S. Market Major energy shifts are afoot, and the United States will play a critical role going forward. The EIA projects that by 2022, the U.S. will become a net energy exporter, according to its newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2018. For natural gas, this shift will happen even earlier, around 2020, the EIA says. Market Strives to Deliver Over Pipeline Challenges As if the persistent low-price environment wasn’t enough, rampant natural gas production in the Appalachian and Permian Basins is ramping up concern that pipeline take-away capacity can’t keep up. This comes as the United States natural gas industry prepares to enter one of its strongest growth periods to date, driven by increasing global demand for low cost natural gas supplies and growing domestic demand for cleaner energy sources. Southeast Asia’s Journey Toward a Cleaner Energy Future Strong economic growth, low gas prices and environmental goals are transforming natural gas demand in Southeast Asia.