Advocate business staff report
July 16, 2012
The Shaw Group Inc., the Baton Rouge fabrication, engineering and construction company, announced several organizational changes on Monday.
- Clarence Ray, who previously served as chief executive officer of Shaw’s Power Group, will become a corporate vice president. He will partner with Shaw’s Environmental and Infrastructure Group to pursue global opportunities in the mining industry and establish a new Shaw office in Arizona.
- Eli Smith was promoted to president of Shaw’s Power Group, overseeing the company’s work in the fossil, nuclear and renewable power industries.
- Remi Bonnecaze was named chief operating officer of Shaw’s Fabrication and Manufacturing Group overseeing the group’s global operations. He was senior vice president of international operations for the group.
- Rusty Brown has been named corporate vice president with responsibility for expanding new business initiatives throughout the company, as well as maintaining key client relationships. He served in Shaw’s Power Group as vice president of key clients and also as vice president of business development, focusing on the Middle East.
“We believe these changes will strengthen our business development strategies both domestically and internationally and further improve our operational excellence,” J.M. Bernhard Jr., Shaw’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.
The Shaw Group provides engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response industries. Shaw has annual revenue of $5.9 billion and employs about 27,000 people around the world.