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Arcadis Appoints New Environment Leader for North America

/EIN News/ -- HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, today announced the appointment of Alex Rothchild as the company’s new president of its environmental sector in North America. In his new role, Rothchild will be responsible for leading the vision and strategy of the firm’s 2,500-strong North American environment team to drive sales and growth serving an expanding client base seeking solutions to complex environmental challenges. With over 30 years of experience, Rothchild has a proven track record leading successful programs in client development, operational excellence and technical solutions, bringing the industry knowledge, business acumen and energy to achieve accelerated growth for Arcadis.

Having joined Arcadis more than 20 years ago, Rothchild has been a key member of Arcadis’ leadership team. Rothchild has a deep understanding of Arcadis’ strategies and operations as well as the challenges faced by both public entities and private sector industries. As a strong leader, Rothchild has played a key role in expanding Arcadis’ environmental offerings with a focus on solving the most important environmental, health, safety, sustainability and engineering challenges facing our clients.

“We are thrilled to have Alex provide leadership to our clients and our people as we continue to expand our environmental offering,” said Joachim Ebert, CEO Arcadis North America. “Alex brings in-depth knowledge of the environment sector and a keen understanding of the consulting side of our business. His vision and charisma are just what we need to drive continued growth not only in the complex site restoration market but also within our strategic environmental consulting and low-cost FieldTech Solutions service lines. We look forward to bringing Alex’s expertise and passion for delivering optimal outcomes to our current and future clients across North America.”

Rothchild holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Rhode Island.

Environmental Capabilities

Arcadis provides environmental solutions to public entities and private industries throughout North America, delivering projects that protect the earth’s resources while meeting our clients’ economic objectives. From environmental impact assessments and soil, groundwater and sediment remediation to consulting on energy conservation, product stewardship, health and safety, and waste management issues, our work supports cost-effective and sustainable environmental practices for companies and governments alike. We specialize in strategic environmental consulting to address potential operational, regulatory and/or third-party liabilities to minimize risk and protect our clients’ financial well-being and reputations in their communities.

About Arcadis
Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD) is the leading global design & consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate more than $3.8 billion in revenues.

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