The leader of LHB’s Industrial and Survey Groups, Tom Cook, will retire Jan. 2 after 33 years as a civil engineer and construction manager. He oversaw the success of projects for pulp and paper, mining, wood manufacturing, power generation and industrial developments, LHB said in an announcement. In recent years, Cook also managed LHB’s Survey Group that serves the pipeline industry, and private and government sectors. His career highlights include a pulp mill rebuild and expansion.
“We are thankful for the guidance Tom has given LHB all these years. He has mentored staff members and led organizational efforts that have prepared his team to effectively serve our clients into the future,” said LHB’s CEO Bill Bennett.
Cook has experience as a design engineer, construction manager and supervisor of design professionals, site construction managers, surveyors, safety professionals, field engineers and contract field engineering staff. He worked closely with his clients and the project team on design development, contract development, construction management, and project implementation.
A shareholder at LHB, he served on the Board of Directors, Operations Committee and participated in numerous company-wide organizational efforts, including strategic planning, firm-wide reorganization, the creation of LHB’s Industrial Group and the opening of LHB’s Cambridge office.