Richard A. Lanoha has been appointed CEO of Kiweit effective 1 January, according to a statement that current CEO Bruce E. Grewcock issued on 12 December.
Lanoha started at Kiewit as a part-time employee in 1986 before eventually becoming a full-time field engineer when he received his degree. He was then promoted to area manager in 2000.
Lanoha was again promoted as vice president and district manager of regional operating group Kiewit Pacific Co in 2002.
In 2003, Lanoha became district manager and president for Mas. Electric Construction Co., a Kiewit subsidiary located in Boston.
He joined the board of directors in 2009 before becoming executive vice president of Kiewit Industrial Group with oversight of its then two divisions – Kiewit Oil, Gas & Chemical and Kiewit Power.