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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Parsons rail expert to participate in Qatar World Cup Conference

Parsons announced that it is participating in the World Cup Construction Conference taking place on April 20, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt in Doha, Qatar. Jerry Harrison, one of Parsons' rail experts, will participate in a panel discussion at the conference entitled, "Public Transport Infrastructure."

Mr. Harrison is currently a vice president and has nearly 30 years of experience in service delivery, project management, and business development.

"Parsons is very excited to continue supporting Qatar in delivering the infrastructure required for 2022 and beyond," said Guy Mehula, Parsons MENA+ President.

Parsons has been working in the MENA+ region for more than 40 years and has offices in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Rome, Istanbul, and Athens.

Parsons' portfolio of ongoing projects in the MENA+ region includes major highways, bridges, rail and transit, airports, ports, water infrastructure, plus hospitals, public schools, universities, mosques, and other public buildings.

Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering and construction industry, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies.