Cardno Appoints New Leadership Within The Americas Region

          Cardno Appoints New Leadership Within The Americas Region

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 10, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Engineering and environmental
consulting firm Cardno have made two key appointmentsthat will drive growth
within its Americas Region, which includes North and South America.


Mr. Todd Williams will take up the newly created position of Executive Vice
President of Strategy & Development, which will allow him to lead the strategy
and client-facing activities to drive organic growth objectives.

Mr. Chip Blankenhorn will fulfill Mr. Williams' former role as Executive Vice
President of the Natural Resources Management & Health Sciences Division

Both appointments will report to Cardno Americas President Paul Gardiner.

"We have significant opportunities to leverage the diverse professional
talents of Cardno staff across the Region to serve the petroleum, mining,
energy, land, real estate, water and transportation markets," Mr. Gardiner

"Our staff are able to evaluate and solve our clients' most complex
infrastructure and environmental challenges because of the multidisciplinary
project teams of engineers, scientists, economists, planners, risk managers,
social scientists and economists that we are able to mobilize.

As a result of Mr. Williams' appointment and Cardno's client service-focused
strategy and approach, we expect the Americas Region to grow substantially as
we optimize this integrated service delivery model," continued Mr. Gardiner.

Mr. Blankenhorn has been with Cardno ENTRIX for over 19 years and most
recently led Cardno ENTRIX's Western Area Operations.

"Chip is uniquely situated to lead the Division due to his in-depth
understanding of the staff and perspectives on client service needs in the
ecological, human health and environment and regulatory space. I am confident
he will continue to build the business while enhancing the service experience
for our clients," Mr. Gardiner said.

Mr. Williams is based in Barrington, IL and Mr. Blankenhorn is based in Santa
Barbara, CA. Both have been key contributors to Cardno's strong performance in
recent years and their appointments to these broader roles reflect the firm's
culture of developing great people and leveraging team strengths.

About Cardno: Founded in 1945, Cardno partners with public and private clients
to solve engineering, environmental and social challenges. With over 230
offices in the Americas and 300 offices worldwide, Cardno provides clients
with access to over 8,000 professionals focused on delivering customized
consulting solutions to plan, design and construct social and physical
infrastructure. Cardno currently ranks 26th on Engineering News-Record's
(ENR's) 2013 Top 500 Design Firms and 30^th on ENR's Top 200 Environmental
Firms. Visit to learn more.

Cardno is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX: CDD].

About the Natural Resources Management & Health Sciences Division: As one of
Cardno's four operating Divisions in the Americas, the Natural Resources
Management and Health Sciences Division provides a broad and diverse range of
services relating to ecosystem and human health management, and regulatory
compliance. The Division helps clients manage their risk in these arenas by
delivering intelligent, sustainable solutions based on sound, defensible
science. To learn more visit / /

For further information:

Ms. Zeel Patel
Cardno, Americas Region
Marketing & Communications
Phone: +1-503-734-1805


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