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Industry: Engineering/Technical Services

Region: Dallas/Fort Worth


Steve Demetriou joined Jacobs as President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2015 and was elected Chair of the Board in July 2016. He brings international business perspectives and more than 30 years in leadership and senior management roles to build on Jacobs’ strong foundations, including 14 years in the role as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aleris Corporation, a global downstream aluminum producer. Over the course of his career, Steve has gained broad experience with companies in a wide range of industries, including Metals, Specialty Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Fertilizers. His career highlights include 16 years at ExxonMobil.

Steve is a member of Jacobs’ Board of Directors and also serves on the board of Kraton Performance Polymers. He served on the board of Foster-Wheeler for several years and was Non-Executive Chairman of Foster-Wheeler from 2011-2014.