Jim Barrett comes to MYR Group from leadership positions at Renewable Energy Systems America and AECOM. Reporting to the CEO of MYR Group, Rick Swartz, Mr. Barrett will be responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing the company’s Human Resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction. He will lead an established HR team that will serve as a strategic partner to the business in driving sustainable and optimal results.
“Jim is a highly talented, strategic executive who brings strong expertise in HR and the industry,” said Sandra Peña, Partner at Hanold Associates. “He has a successful track record in construction-based organizations, and will no doubt be a tremendous asset to MYR as they continue on their growth journey.”
MYR Group is a national electrical contractor providing large scale electrical construction services throughout the US and Canada, operating primarily as a subcontractor to large general contractors. Founded in 1891 as The L.E. Myers Co., MYR Group, now comprised of more than 10 companies, has become one of the largest holding companies for contractors of its type. The company supports more than 60 locations and is powered by more than 6,500 employees.
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