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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou

Jacobs Executive Chair Joins Arcosa’s Board as Independent Director

by | Feb 2, 2023

Well-known North Texas business executive Steven J. Demetriou has been elected as an independent board member by Arcosa Inc., a Dallas-based provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions.

Demetriou is executive chair of the board of Jacobs Solutions Inc., a Dallas-based global professional services company that designs and deploys technology-centric solutions for many of the world’s most complex challenges....

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Professional Services Giant Jacobs Announces New EVP/Chief Financial Officer
by | Jan 26, 2023

Dallas-based Jacobs announced that Claudia Jaramillo will become executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Aug. 14. Jacobs is one of the largest professional companies in the world.

She currently is executive vice president, strategy and corporate development, and she will succeed Kevin Berryman, who will then serve as special advisor to Jacobs Chief Executive Officer Bob Pragada, who assumed that role earlier this month succeeding Steve Demetriou....

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New CEO Takes Command at Dallas-based Jacobs
by | Jan 24, 2023

Bob Pragada took the reins of leadership Tuesday as CEO of Dallas-based Jacobs, one of the largest professional services companies in the world. 

Following its leadership succession plan announced in September, Pragada also is expected to join the company’s board of directors upon certification of the results of its annual meeting....

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Dallas’ Jacobs Wins Nearly $100M Naval Surface Warfare Center Underwater Launch Test Capability Project
Dallas-based engineering giant Jacobs has been awarded a $99.8 million Underwater Launch Test Capability services contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana. Jacobs will provide integration and activation of special test equipment, verification, and commissioning services of the new "state-of-the-art" test facility. It will also support launch test operations.
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Follow the Money: Jacobs Lands Nearly $4B NASA Contract; Dallas’ ReCode Therapeutics Adds $120M to Series B Raise, and More

by | Jul 11, 2022
Plus, Enhabit Home Health Hits the NYSE, Irving Web3 Investor Raising Two New Funds, TPG leads $750M raise in clean energy firm; Coppell-based Neurolens raises $2.7M; Fort Worth's Jet Health raises $1M; Frisco edtech startup Meritize lands funding; Honeywell acquires Fort Worth nitrile glove maker Rhino Health USA; and more North Texas-related deals.
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The Moon, Mars & Beyond: Dallas‑Based Jacobs Awarded $3.9B NASA Contract
by | Jul 7, 2022
For 50 years, Dallas-based engineering giant Jacobs has partnered with NASA on its exploration of space. Now—as NASA's largest services contractor—it's been awarded nearly $4 billion to provide engineering, scientific products, and technical services at NASA's Johnson Space Center for another decade to come.

"Jacobs remains well positioned to support the future of human space exploration," says its chair and CEO, Steve Demetriou.
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DI People: Jacobs, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, Sunwest Communications, KKR, Comerica, and More Make Moves
by | Mar 18, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Ecobat, Wingstop, ActivePure Technologies, Communities Foundation of Texas, Texas Health Resources, and other area organizations.

Plus, meet the UT Arlington professor helping to lead a NASA mission.
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DI People: Jacobs, DRC, Dallas College, Megatel, JLL, ENO8, and More Make Moves
by | Mar 4, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from XpressDocs, Alternative Biomedical Solutions, Ventra Health, VAZATA, Medecision, Firehouse, Six Flags, TCU, nDivision, and Gamestop.

Plus, The Real Estate Council unveils its 2022 board and executive committee.
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Jacobs to acquire software enabled cloud and edge analytics provider BlackLynx.

Dallas-Based Jacobs Acquires BlackLynx to Strengthen Its Cyber and Intelligence Offering

by | Nov 1, 2021
Acquiring BlackLynx expands Jacob's position to 14 of 18 U.S. Intelligence Community agencies. BlackLynx's embedded analytics platform provides real-time AI and ML image and data classification in the cloud and at the edge—deepening Jacobs' capabilities to deliver actionable, real-time insights to meet national security priorities.
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North Texas Companies Make Newsweek’s List of America’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces
by | Oct 22, 2021
Newsweek Magazine just released its first Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces rankings—and some Dallas-Fort Worth companies made the list. Fort Worth-based First Command Financial Services hit the list at No. 19. Dallas-based civil engineering giant Jacobs came in at No. 53. And Plano-based At Home Group followed up at No. 97.
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Smart Solution: Jacobs Launches Cloud‑Based App to Help Maximize Infrastructure Planning
by | Aug 4, 2021
Running on any device from iPad to Mac or PC, the "spatially enabled" solution from Dallas-based Jacobs is a predictive analytics app that helps communities assess their infrastructure vulnerabilities. Beyond cities and municipalities, it's a smart tool that can help campuses, military installations, and others pave the way to building resilient, cost-efficient infrastructure.
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Jacobs Named Program Partner for $3.47B DISD 2020 Bond Program
by | Jul 20, 2021

Dallas-based engineering giant Jacobs has been selected as one of the program management firms for the $3.47 billion Dallas Independent School District (DISD) 2020 Bond Program....

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Jacobs Strengthens its Mission-Critical Cyber Solutions With a New Acquisition

by | Nov 24, 2020
Dallas-based Jacobs, which just released its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended financial results, will strengthen its cyber artificial intelligence capabilities by acquiring The Buffalo Group. Jacobs generated $807 million in fiscal 2020 cash flow from operations and $689 million of free cash flow.
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Meet the Finalists for Tech Titans’ 20th Annual Awards Gala
The Roaring Twenties-themed virtual event will be a live, cinematic experience complete with a "Speakeasy Party To Go" feature for at-home watch parties. See who could take home an award.
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DI People: Jacobs, BNSF, Kimberly-Clark, Transwestern, and More Make Moves
by | Sep 18, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Kirkland & Ellis, UNT Dallas, Munck Wilson Mandala, WiNGS, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, and GridLiance, among others.
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To the Moon: NASA Johnson Space Center Awards Jacobs a $478M Contract Extension
by | May 6, 2020
As NASA's largest services provider, the contract—valued at more than $1.9 billion total—continues Jacobs' almost 20-year relationship with the NASA space center.
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