Bill Lingard Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of URS

  Bill Lingard Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of

 Chief Financial Officer H. Thomas Hicks Promoted to Executive Vice President

        Wayne Shaw to Become New President of URS’ Oil & Gas Division

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- May 28, 2013

URS Corporation (NYSE:URS) today announced that W.J. (Bill) Lingard has been
appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lingard, who was most recently
President of the Oil & Gas division for URS, will be based in San Francisco
and report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Martin M. Koffel. The
Company also announced that H. Thomas Hicks, currently Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to Executive Vice President. He
will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Wayne Shaw, previously the
Chief Operating Officer of URS’ Oil & Gas division, has been named as
President of the division, filling the position vacated by Mr. Lingard.

Mr. Lingard is the former President and CEO of Flint Energy Services Ltd., a
leading provider of construction services to the North American oil and gas
market. He joined URS following the Company’s acquisition of Flint in May
2012. In his new role, Mr. Lingard will serve as Chairman of URS’ Management
Committee and will work closely with URS’ senior management team to achieve
the Company’s key strategic and operational goals. As Chief Operating Officer,
Mr. Lingard will assume increasing responsibility for oversight of all of the
Company’s operating divisions – Federal Services, Infrastructure &
Environment, Energy & Construction and Oil & Gas – over the coming months.

Martin M. Koffel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Bill is an
exceptional leader with an ideal set of skills and experience for the new COO
position. Having led Flint and its nearly 13,000 employees through the rapid
growth and development of the North American energy sector, Bill has a deep
understanding of the engineering, construction and technical services market
and knows what it takes to successfully manage a major public company. Bill
also spearheaded the seamless integration of Flint into URS, demonstrating
tremendous leadership skills, and I’m confident that Bill will be an
invaluable asset for URS as COO.”

Mr. Lingard said: “I am honored to have the opportunity to continue to work
with our extraordinarily talented leadership team – including our four
division presidents – in this new role. In a challenging, highly competitive
market, URS has tremendous advantages, including scale and geographic reach,
leading talent and expertise in a diverse group of market sectors, and a
strong culture of client service. I look forward to contributing to the
Company’s ongoing growth and success.”

On the promotion of Mr. Hicks, Mr. Koffel said: “Tom is a gifted strategic
thinker and a financial leader in our industry. This promotion recognizes the
many valuable contributions Tom continues to make to our company, and we look
forward to him continuing to play a leading role in the growth and development
of URS.”

Commenting on Mr. Shaw, Mr. Koffel stated: “Wayne has long been a driving
force in the success of Flint and in its integration with URS. He has done an
excellent operating job as COO of our Oil & Gas division, and I am confident
he will continue to build on that success and track record in his new role as
President of the division.”

Additional Biographical Information

Mr. Lingard was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Flint in
January 2005. He began his career in 1982 at Halliburton's Otis Engineering
division, and spent the next 18 years in a number of increasingly senior
positions. In January 2000, he joined Bonus Well Servicing, a subsidiary of
Enserco Energy Service Company Inc., as Vice President, Operations, and became
Chief Operating Officer of Enserco in 2000. Following Enserco’s sale to Nabors
in April 2002, he became President of Nabors Drilling Ltd. and Chief Operating
Officer of Nabors Canada LP. Mr. Lingard received a Bachelor of Engineering
degree from Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1982. He is a
registered Professional Engineer

Mr. Hicks has been the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of URS since
March 2006. He served as Vice President of finance at URS from September 2005
to March 2006. Prior to joining URS, he served as Managing Director at Merrill
Lynch Investment Banking from September 1997 to September 2005 and advised
leading companies, including URS, in the Aerospace, Defense, Information
Services and Engineering and Construction industries on numerous M&A, debt and
equity capital market transactions. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1997,
Mr. Hicks served as Vice President of Corporate Development, at Litton
Industries. From 1978 to 1994, he was Vice President, Finance and
Administration at Science Applications International Corporation and also
served as its Corporate Vice President of Finance and Corporate Vice President
of Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Hicks holds a B.S. degree in Commerce from
the University of Virginia.

Mr. Shaw has served as the Chief Operating Officer of URS Flint since January
2012. Previously, he was President of Operations for Flint Energy Services
since January 2011, and Senior Vice President, Facility Infrastructure
Construction from 2001 to 2010. Prior to joining Flint, Mr. Shaw was the
President and Founder of Procall Management Ltd., a privately-owned management
company serving multiple oil and gas clients that was sold to Flint in 2000.
From 1984 to 1996, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at
Exxon Imperial Oil Ltd. Mr. Shaw earned a B.S. degree from the University of
Western Ontario and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management
Program in 2013.

URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) is a leading provider of engineering, construction
and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around
the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning,
design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance;
construction and construction management; operations and maintenance;
information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides
services for federal, oil and gas, infrastructure, power, and industrial
projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has
more than 50,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries
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