WorldDenver’s International Women’s Day luncheon and panel discussion on Friday, March 7th will celebrate women leading change around the world ahead of the global holiday on March 8th. Part of this celebration will include the honor of hosting sixteen international women in Denver through the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program.
Our International Women’s Day Celebration is honoring Jacqueline Hinman, CH2M Hill’s new CEO and President. Hinman, who has 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry, will be given the “Women Leading Change” Award. This is the first year this exciting award will be presented.
Hinman will be honored for her achievement in joining the ranks of only 8.1 percent of women heading up Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to her appointment as CEO, she served as president of CH2M Hill’s International Division, overseeing a department that represented approximately $2.5 billion in annual revenue and 12,000 employees worldwide. Hinman has also served as president of the company’s Facilities and Infrastructure Division, overseeing 7,000 employees.
Before her tenure with CH2M Hill, Hinman was the CEO of a management consulting firm that provided financial risk analysis and budget services to government, defense and industrial infrastructure owners.
CH2M Hill, a Fortune 500 company, is a global leader in consulting, full-service engineering, construction, procurement, program management and operations for public and private clients.
-By Tara Dillon, WorldDenver Intern
Sources: CH2M Hill