John L. Hopkins serves as the group executive for Corporate Development at Fluor where he oversees the company's strategic planning organization as well as new ventures, mergers & acquisitions, corporate affairs and government relations operations. He reports to the CEO. Prior to his current position, Hopkins served as group executive of Fluor’s Government Group (FGG) from 2004 to 2009. In that role, Hopkins led some 10,000 employees who provide value-added services to government agencies including the U.S. departments of Energy, Defense, State, and Homeland Security.
Since joining Fluor in 1984, Hopkins has held a variety of senior management, sales, and operations roles around the world. These positions have included group executive of Fluor Global Services; president and chief executive officer of TradeMC, the capital goods sourcing venture jointly owned by Fluor and IBM; group president of Corporate Sales & Marketing, Corporate Development and Project Finance; president of Chemicals & Life Sciences; and president of Chemicals, Plastics & Fibers. He also completed a two-year assignment with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Turkey.
Active in a variety of professional and civic organizations, Hopkins serves as the senior executive member of both the Fluor Netherlands and Fluor United Kingdom boards of directors. He is also a director of the Business Council for International Understanding and sits on the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Hopkins graduated with a BBA from the University of Texas, Austin, and has completed several advanced management programs.more » « less