David Seaton Tours Purple Line Light Rail Project Site
David Seaton Tours Purple Line Light Rail Project Site

​In June, David Seaton visited the Purple Line Light Rail project. The Purple Line project, the second transit public-private partnership (P3) project in the United States, will relieve congestion and improve mobility for travelers along a 16-mile alignment in Maryland. Mr. Seaton and U.S. Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD) visited the construction site of the Plymouth Tunnel, located outside of Washington, D.C.​

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David Seaton Visits Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait
David Seaton Visits Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait

In February, David Seaton visited the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Clean Fuels project site in Mina Abdullah, Kuwait. The KNPC Clean Fuels project involves upgrading Kuwait’s Mina Abdullah and Mina Al Ahmadi refineries to increase productivity, while delivering products that comply with state-of-the-art environmental standards.


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David Seaton Discusses U.S. Infrastructure on Bloomberg
David Seaton Discusses U.S. Infrastructure on Bloomberg

David Seaton appeared on Bloomberg to discuss the state of U.S. infrastructure ahead of the release of President Trump’s infrastructure plan. Mr. Seaton emphasized the need to address both short- and long-term infrastructure concerns, as well as the benefit of public-private partnerships.


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David Seaton Discusses Tax Reform
David Seaton Discusses Tax Reform and American Manufacturing

David Seaton appeared on CNBC from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) headquarters to discuss how President Trump's tax reform plan would impact American manufacturing. President Trump spoke at the NAM headquarters on September 29 to review his plan, which includes a corporate tax cut that Mr. Seaton said would allow manufacturers to be more competitive. Mr. Seaton is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for NAM.

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National Association of Manufacturers
David Seaton Publishes Article on American Infrastructure

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Board of Directors Vice Chair David Seaton recently published a thought leadership article commenting on the state of the U.S. infrastructure platform. As evidenced by successful rail and toll road projects Fluor has recently completed, Mr. Seaton supports the public-private partnership (P3) model to fund new projects and create jobs. However, he encourages elected officials to act with urgency to address the nation's current infrastructure crisis. For additional solutions, please reference NAM's  "Building to Win".​

CNBC Inauguration Day
David Seaton Talks Infrastructure with CNBC on Inauguration Day
On Inauguration Day, David Seaton appeared on CNBC to talk about the future of infrastructure in the United States under the new presidential administration. He also discussed potential regulatory changes, advising, "There is no shovel-ready project."

CNBC Squawk Box
David Seaton Appears on CNBC’s Squawk Box
On CNBC's Squawk Box, David Seaton discusses the importance of managing and implementing an infrastructure program in the U.S. Speaking on the potential focus of the new administration, he said, "When you think about economic prosperity, you have to have affordable energy and solid infrastructure to support business." ​
David Seaton Distinguished Alumni Award
David Seaton Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

​The My Carolina Alumni Association honored David Seaton with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award. The Alumni Awards recognized the University of South Carolina’s most outstanding alumni during the Carolina’s Best Forum, where honorees shared their experiences as Carolina students and leaders. Presented annually, the awards are the highest honors given by the university, reflecting the ideals cherished by Carolinians that include service, integrity, character and leadership. My Carolina named Mr. Seaton as recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for his contributions to the university and his leadership and service within his field.​

Innovation Unwrapped
David Seaton Speaks at Innovation Unwrapped

​David Seaton spoke at the second annual Innovation Unwrapped event, held October 16-21, 2016 in San Francisco, California. Innovation Unwrapped brings together 50 Fluor employees from various disciplines around the globe, as well as Client sponsors, for an immersive week of idea generation. Mr. Seaton spoke to the value of innovation, stating, "Innovation with Client engagement creates change that matters."​

David Seaton Named to National Association of Manufacturers Board
David Seaton Named to National Association of Manufacturers Board

​The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) elected David Seaton as vice chair of the NAM’s Board of Directors. Mr. Seaton will take office for a two-year term on January 1, 2017. Mr. Seaton has been involved with the NAM Board of Directors previously, playing an active part in the association’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.​

David Seaton Named One of 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector
David Seaton Named One of 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector®
David Seaton was named one of 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector®, a comprehensive resource connecting top STEM companies, associations, academic institutions and government entities. Mr. Seaton was recognized for his support and advocacy for STEM education.​
Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project A Line Opening
Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project A Line Opening

​On Friday, April 22, 2016, Mr. Seaton attended the opening ceremonies of the University of Colorado A Line. Mr. Seaton took the inaugural trip from Denver Union Station to the Denver International Airport. The official ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the airport. “The Eagle P3 project is the nation's first public-private partnership project for commuter rail, and we want to congratulate the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and all its partners on completing the University of Colorado A Line,” said Mr. Seaton. “This project is an outstanding example of how the private and public sectors can partner to deliver infrastructure projects on time and within budget. This line will connect communities and provide a vital transportation link for adjacent employment, neighborhoods and new development. The innovative financing, design, construction and operations demonstrate the full integrated solutions that Fluor provides its Clients.”​

S.C. State Guard’s Lifetime Achievement Award
S.C. State Guard’s Lifetime Achievement Award

​David Seaton was recently selected by the South Carolina State Guard for its Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony held at its headquarters in Columbia, S.C. Together with retired South Carolina Chief Justice Jean Toal and Hugh Leatherman, president Pro Tempore of the state senate, Mr. Seaton received the Guard’s most prestigious non-military award. Mr. Seaton said he was humbled to receive such a distinction with Chief Justice Toal and Senator Leatherman as well as the men and women who serve our country and state as the S.C. State Guard members do.​

University of Houston
Industrial Construction Management Education Partnership

​Fluor announced that its philanthropic organization, the Fluor Foundation, presented $1 million to the University of Houston (UH) College of Technology to establish the Fluor-UH Industrial Construction Management Education Partnership, focusing on research and professional development. Mr. Seaton attended the official presentation ceremony at the UH Sugar Land campus. “Fluor is continuously investing in our future,” said Mr. Seaton. “We are committed to developing a strong pipeline of the top construction minds and embracing their innovative ideas to make our projects safer, better and more cost-effective.”​

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
World Economic Forum’s 46th Annual Meeting

​Fluor Chairman and CEO David Seaton attended the 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. During the 2016 Annual Meeting, Mr. Seaton participated in the Leading for the Long Term panel. Mr. Seaton was joined by other global CEOs to discuss the qualities that support bold leadership. The panel addressed the challenges of market pressures, political uncertainties and investor expectations; and the characteristics of bold decision making such as courage, vision, communication, integrity, confidence with disruptive change and humanity. ​