Leadership Skills and Style for a Global Technology and Engineering Services Organization

Chuck Harrington is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Parsons Corporation, a global engineering, construction, and technical and management services firm headquartered in Pasadena, California, with over 12,000 employees and $3.4 billion in revenues.

Harrington joined Parsons in 1982, working on a variety of diverse programs in locations ranging from Saudi Arabia to Alaska, and a broad range of markets from oil and gas to nuclear fuel reprocessing including a multibillion-dollar engineering and construction project with the US DOE. Prior to his appointment in 2006 to the position of EVP and CFO, he was the founding President of Parsons Commercial Technology Group, one of Parsons’ four global business units.

A native Californian, Harrington graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a bachelors in engineering and received his MBA with concentrations in finance and marketing from UCLA Anderson School of Management. Harrington serves on the board of visitors at UCLA Anderson.

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Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Harry and Yvonne Lenart Auditorium at the UCLA’s Fowler Museum (A103B)