WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) announced today that Terry K. Eller has joined the company as deputy general counsel, effective April 26. She will report to Michael Futch, vice president and general counsel.
In her role, Eller is responsible for the general management of Granite's Legal department and will participate in securities, corporate and Board governance matters.
Eller formerly was international legal counsel and principal at 5 RMK, a consulting firm for the engineering, construction and environmental industries, headquartered in Boise, Idaho. From 2002 to 2008, Eller served as vice president of investor relations and vice president of international law at Washington Group International, a publicly traded engineering and construction company. Eller has served in a variety of legal roles for such companies as J.R. Simplot Company, Morrison Knudsen Corporation, and MK Gold Company.
"Terry brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position," said William G. Dorey, president and chief executive officer of Granite. "Her background in the engineering and construction industry will be an asset to the Company. We are pleased to have her join our team."
Eller graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and received her J.D. from the University of Idaho's College of Law in 1984 where she also served as editor-in-chief of the Idaho Law Review.
Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Midcap Index, the FTSE KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. Granite Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, is one of the nation's largest diversified heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction Company serves public- and private-sector clients through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide. For more information about Granite, please visit its Web site at www.graniteconstruction.com.
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