Bob Pragada Assumes Role as Chief Executive Officer
Pragada confirms focus on driving significant profitable growth and delivering on the company's strategy accelerators around climate response, data solutions and consulting and advisory
DALLAS, Jan. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --Following its leadership succession plan previously announced in September, Jacobs J confirms Bob Pragada has been named Chief Executive Officer effective Jan. 24, 2023. He is expected to join the Company's Board of Directors upon certification of the results of its Annual Meeting today.
Pragada brings more than 30 years of global business leadership and military experience to Jacobs, including 17 years with the company and nine years as a Civil Engineer Corps and Seabees Officer with the U.S. Navy. Having served as a facilities director at Camp David during the Clinton administration, Pragada is the second Indian American to graduate from the United States Naval Academy and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Subsequently, he is the first Indian American, veteran and person of color appointed as CEO of Jacobs.
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