BOSTON—Skanska USA Commercial Development basedhere will be needing some new signage on some corporate officedoors as several key executives have been promoted to top postswith the company or transferred to a key post with anaffiliate.

Shawn Hurley, the current executive vicepresident and regional manager for commercial developmentoperations for Skanska USA Commercial, has been promoted topresident and CEO of Skanska USA Commercial Development. Hurley,who has been with Skanska for nearly six years and served as thehead of its Boston operations for four years, will remain based inBoston once he takes over the position effective Jan. 1, 2016.Hurley will succeed Mats Johansson, who has beenwith Skanska for the last 21 years and has served as the presidentand CEO of the Skanska USA Commercial Development unit since itslaunch in the U.S. in 2009. Johansson will shift to co-chiefoperating officer for Skanska USA Building, whichis headquartered in Parsippany, NJ and will oversee buildingconstruction operations in Connecticut, Massachusetts andWashington, DC.

Skanska USA Commercial Development vice presidentCharles Leatherbee will succeed Hurley, takng onthe role of executive vice president and regional manager forcommercial development operations in Boston. Leatherbee joinedSkanska in 2012 and has 17 years of experience in Boston inacquisitions, development, and construction management ofmixed-use, commercial, laboratory and residential projects. Allthree men will begin their new positions on Jan. 1, 2016.

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