Boxborough and Waltham, Mass. – Babur R. Mian, Senior Vice President and Director of Operations at Geocomp Corporation has recently been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., Geocomp is a technology based company that identifies and manages risks associated with construction and infrastructure of public and private works projects throughout the world.
As COO and EVP, Mr. Mian will be a key member of the leadership team and report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. In turn, all division and branch managers will report to Mr. Mian. He will exercise fiduciary and managerial responsibility over the company’s resources and operations and will also be responsible for providing an administrative structure that supports the organization in meeting its business and strategic objectives.
In support of Geocomp’s mission, it will be Mr. Mian’s duty to foster a collaborative culture across various business units and build a scalable and efficient business infrastructure.
Before his promotion, Mr. Mian was responsible for overseeing Geocomp’s operations, business development and project support functions. Mr. Mian has been involved in the engineering construction business for more than 14 years managing projects and business units within the US and projects across the globe. Previous to his tenure at Geocomp, Mr. Mian was the Vice President and Director of Corporate Initiatives at Wilbur Smith Associates, Inc., a full service infrastructure consulting firm with 65 offices around the world.
Mr. Mian holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering, as well as an MBA. He is member of the ARTBA Young Executive Leadership Council and chairs the New Technology committee. He is also a member of ASCE and Chi Epsilon.
“Babur’s accomplishments; his leadership and his vision assure that he is a key addition to our senior management team,” noted W. Allen Marr, Geocomp’s President and CEO.
A native of Pakistan, Mr. Mian resides in Waltham, Mass.
Geocomp caters to owners and agencies demanding niche geotechnical services for their large infrastructure projects throughout the U.S. Well-established in the U.S., Geocomp’s client base includes Lawrence Livermore National Lab at the University of California and other universities and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers as well as other government agencies and private labs. International clients include Engineering Centre Of Urals Energetic in Russia and others in Korea, China, Brazil and Vietnam.
Technologies to Manage Risk for Infrastructure
Established in 1982, Geocomp Corporation helps clients identify and manage risks associated with the construction and operation of infrastructure. A technology-based company, Geocomp focuses on identifying and applying the most appropriate technologies to help clients manage risk cost effectively.
Geocomp’s Consulting, Lab Systems, Field Systems and GeoTesting services provide clients with a comprehensive understanding of the underground conditions and potential hazards below the surface to effectively minimize the risks of worker and public safety, construction delays, additional costs and damage to property. The company’s full range of solutions include: analysis methods to identify and quantify significant sources of risk; materials testing to reduce uncertainty in structural behavior; development of client specific software and hardware solutions; and real-time WEB-based monitoring to reduce consequences of unexpected performance.
From the “Big Dig” Central Artery/Tunnel in Boston, Massachusetts to the Metro subway in Athens, Greece to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Washington, D.C. and the Tonen Refinery in Kawasaki, Japan, Geocomp’s team of engineers has more than 200 years of combined experience in helping clients identify, manage and mitigate underground risk.
With branches in New York and Atlanta, Geocomp Corporation is headquartered in Boxborough, Mass. For additional information about the company, please visit the website, www.geocomp.com or contact (978) 635-0012.