Harvey Williams Named Chief Operating Officer of IPR
By: Mark Winter
HOUSTON, June 22, 2010 – Harvey Williams has been named chief operating officer (COO) of Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR), a leading provider of underground rehabilitation solutions with offices throughout the U.S. In his new role, Mr. Williams will be responsible for operations management and overseeing day-to-day activities of the corporation and its 500+ employees nationwide. IPR CEO Joseph Cutillo made the announcement.
Prior to joining IPR, Mr. Williams served over 16 years at General Electric Company. While there, he held multiple leadership roles, including General Manager of Renewable Energy Projects, where he led a cross-functional team of 1500 employees, installing 3000 machines annually in 17 countries valued at $6.5 billion. Mr. Williams is also a U.S Marine combat veteran and volunteered for return to Active Duty in the Marine Corps to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, he served as Operations Officer in the 5th Civil Affairs Group and was responsible for directing Civil-Military Operations across the Al-Anbar Province, including the management of $400 million major projects to restore the electrical, water and sewer systems throughout Iraq.
“We are honored to welcome Harvey to the team,” said Mr. Cutillo. “With many years of operating experience at General Electric, an exceptional level of dedication and his proven ability to successfully manage large scale, international projects, he is the perfect person to lead the operational side of our business and help take IPR to the next level as we continue growing the company throughout North America by extending our presence geographically and make additional acquisitions.”
Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Mount Saint Mary’s College, and his Masters of Science degree in Acquisition and Contract Management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
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IPR is a national leader and provider of underground rehabilitation solutions, with offices in six states, including CA, GA, FL, MI, TN and TX. Licensed in over 25 states, IPR uses the latest technologies in the industry and has multiple patented process methods. IPR is also a past recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers award for best project in the past for their involvement with a 15-month project, which fixed a massive sinkhole in Sterling Heights, Mich. costing under $100 million. IPR is also one of Inc. magazine’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the country.
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