Brown and Caldwell announces that Euan Finlay has been promoted from senior vice president to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. A senior executive with 25 years of experience, Finlay excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth. Throughout his career, he has held executive roles in operations, design, and construction businesses in numerous international locations focused on developing client solutions for environmental, water, and wastewater infrastructure. He has led multi-million-dollar businesses, managed company-wide project delivery, and directed mergers and acquisitions as a Fortune 500 company executive.
Before joining the firm in 2019 as director of business transformation, Finlay was an operations executive for a leading provider of design, design/build, and program management services. Brown and Caldwell CEO Rich D’Amato commented on the promotion: “Euan has a strong track record of challenging organizations to achieve their potential,” he said. “As Brown and Caldwell continues to evolve and grow, Euan’s operations expertise will be a key driver in building our future success to better serve clients, recruit and retain top talent, and positively impact our communities.”
As COO, Denver-based Finlay will interface with the firm’s leadership to ensure strategic and technical objectives translate to operational capabilities aligned with business targets. Furthermore, he will play a key role in ensuring cultural imperatives are communicated and supported operationally throughout the 1,800 employee-owned company.