Washington, D.C. – Skanska USA, a leading provider of construction management, preconstruction, and design-build services, announced the hire of Raymond L. Hubbard, III as an account manager for its Washington D.C. metro area.

Hubbard brings more than 34 years of experience to Skanska, during which he has led joint venture agreements, developed lasting client relationships, negotiated mergers and acquisitions and facilitated an abundance of major projects for various industries, including transportation/civil, government/military, residential, office, sport and data center construction.

“Throughout his career, Ray has fully immersed himself in almost every project-type in every sector that we work in at Skanska; he brings a strong, unique skill-set, learned through working in the US and internationally, that is hard to come by in our industry,” said Bill Brennan, executive vice president and general manager for Skanska’s Washington D.C. region. “His experience coordinating joint ventures aligns perfectly with the type of work Skanska Civil conducts. Not only is Ray a smart, seasoned professional, he is ambitious and creative, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our greater Washington D.C. team.”

Before joining Skanska, Hubbard served as Senior Vice President for Clark Construction, where he worked on various substantial development projects throughout the Washington, D.C. region. He served as the project director/senior vice president in constructing an 82-acre National Geospatial Intelligence Facility in Fort Belvoir, Virginia for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Reston Town Center Phase I a 1.2 million square foot mixed-use center composed of theatres, shops, restaurants, two office buildings, a Hyatt Hotel, 3000 space parking garage, and all the streetscapes.

Additionally, Hubbard’s portfolio consists of 15 years in transportation and civil work including construction of the New Carrollton Metro Station in Maryland

Hubbard attended George Washington University for civil engineering, and graduated from the Wharton University Summer Executive Business Program. He’s also OSHA and CCHEST Safety Certified.

Skanska’s Washington D.C. office is a veteran in numerous areas of construction, including transportation, higher education and government. The office has completed or is currently working on significant projects throughout the nation’s capital and surrounding region, including the U.S. Census Bureau’s new 1.4 million-SF headquarters for the General Services Administration (GSA), the Camille Kendall Academic Center at the University of Maryland, a LEED Gold Certified building  and the 11th Street Bridge for the D.C. District Department of Transportation.  In April, Skanska announced they will construct the Downtown Tunnel/Midtown Tunnel/MLK Extension Project in Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia, a joint venture with Elizabeth River Crossings (ERC) for the Virginia Department of Transportation, which is Skanska’s first public-private partnership in the Unites States.

This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com.

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development networks in the country, serving a broad range of industries including healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, transportation, power, energy, water/wastewater and commercial. Headquartered in New York with 39 offices across the country, Skanska USA employs approximately 9,400 employees committed to sustainable construction and development and an injury-free workplace. Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction, and Skanska USA Civil, which focuses on civil infrastructure, generated $4.9 billion in revenue in 2011, representing 28 percent of Skanska’s global construction revenues. Development units Skanska USA Commercial Development, which invests in and develops office and multi-family projects in select U.S. markets, and Skanska Infrastructure Development Americas, which develops public-private partnerships, are both leaders in their selected markets. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.9 billion in 2011.