Philip K. Asherman is President and Chief Executive Officer of CB&I.
Mr. Asherman has more than 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. He began his career in 1979, serving in a variety of project operations, business development and senior management positions, including a number of regional executive positions in Europe, South America and Asia. In 2001, he joined CB&I as a senior executive in Amsterdam and was promoted to Executive Vice President that same year, reporting directly to the Chairman and CEO. Mr. Asherman was elected to his current position by the board of directors in February 2006 and was elected to the Supervisory Board of Directors in July 2006. He is a member of the Board of Overseers for The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and serves as an advisor for the university's Center for Emerging Market Enterprises. He is also a member of the American Petroleum Institute and the National Petroleum Council. Mr. Asherman also serves as an independent director for the board of Arrow Electronics.
Following active duty in the United States Air Force from 1970 -1974, Mr. Asherman graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida. He earned a master's degree from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and has completed advanced management programs at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, and the American Graduate School of International Management at the Thunderbird in Phoenix, Arizona.more » « less