GREEN BAY, WI – March 20, 2013 – The Board of Directors of the Foth Companies announced that Randall J. Homel, P.E., will begin his term as Chief Executive Officer of Foth, effective March 23, 2013. Currently Chief Operating Officer of the firm, Homel previously served as President of Foth Production Solutions and has been with the firm since 1985. Homel will be the fifth CEO in the company’s 75-year history.
Homel moves into the position following the retirement of Tim J. Weyenberg, who served Foth for 28 years; 16 of which were as CEO. Under his leadership, Foth grew from a firm with $27 million in revenue, four offices, 270 members, and 40 owners to one with $125 million in revenue, 18 offices, over 600 members, and 140 owners. Weyenberg will continue as Executive Chair of the Board of Directors.
The Board also announced that John M. Parisi, P.E., will begin his term as Chief Operating Officer of Foth on March 23, 2013, transitioning from the role of Vice President of Foth Production Solutions. Parisi joined the firm in 1993 and served in several leadership positions before moving into his current position in 2007.
These leadership changes follow the September 2012 groundbreaking for Foth’s new, 95,000 square foot building in De Pere, Wisconsin. The new office, planned for occupancy later this year, will serve as Foth’s corporate headquarters and will be home to approximately 300 Foth members. Foth has two Iowa offices in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids.
In other Foth business, the following members of the Board of Directors were re-elected at today’s board meeting: Howard R. Bornstein, Randall J. Homel, Roger J. Johnson, Jack R. Riopelle, Randy J. Rose, Gerald W. Sevick, Robert J. Vande Walle, Neil A. Van Dyke, and Tim J. Weyenberg.
ABOUT FOTH: Foth is a member-owned, consulting engineering, science, and construction management firm delivering technical solutions for public and private clients around the corner and around the globe. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Foth is the parent company of Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC; Foth Production Solutions, LLC; and Foth Canada Corporation. www.foth.com.
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