CR Meyer Announces Leadership Succession Plan

With over 130 years of history and experience, CR Meyer’s…


With over 130 years of history and experience, CR Meyer’s mission is to be a trusted expert in industrial contracting; to drive the success of our industry partners in safely visualizing, designing, and building their future. We consistently are recognized in the Engineering News-Record (ENR) publication’s Top 400 Contractors and in the top 20 industrial contractors as well as rank in the top 5 contractors in the pulp and paper industry.  To continue this success, the board views succession planning as one of its most important roles in the viability of the company.  By announcing the following promotions within the senior management team, CR Meyer culminates a thorough and well-crafted succession planning process to lead the company to the next period of growth. 

Fred Pinkerton Jr., currently Chairman of the Board, has been named Chairman Emeritus. Phillip Martini, currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has been named Chairman of the Board.  Darren Lett will continue his role as President and assume the responsibilities of CEO. 

Effective January 1, 2023, Mark Delvaux, currently Vice President of Design/Build, will assume the responsibilities of President. Larry Brown, Project Director, was promoted to Vice President of Operations. Greg Jacobsen, General Manager, promoted to Vice President of Preconstruction.

Yates Vanden Heuvel, General Manager of Fabrication, was promoted to Vice President of Fabrication. Adam Swanson, a Senior Structural Engineer, was promoted to General Manager of Design/Build. Jason Bode, Project Director, was promoted to General Manager of the Byron, Georgia, office. “I am proud of all the accomplishments CR Meyer has seen over the years,” said Martini. “These organizational changes will lead CR Meyer, its employees, and its clients to continually grow and succeed.” Lett added, “With the current business environment, we have confidence in our team to execute on the opportunities presented to us.”

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