NAPERVILLE, IL: Contruent, the SaaS company that develops industry-leading capital project management software solutions, which enable Owners and EPCs to build mega-construction projects with greater precision and speed, today announced the appointment of Andy Verone as Chief Strategy Officer.
With over 35 years of experience, Verone has an outstanding track record of developing and executing innovative strategies, transforming businesses, and fostering cross-functional collaboration. Most recently, Verone served as Global Vice President at Oracle, leading a global team across Construction and Engineering, where his role encompassed a wide range of responsibilities, including overseeing M&A activities, shaping product strategies, and heading the Customer Value Program. Verone also led Oracle’s acquisitions of several key construction solutions and co-founded Oracle’s Vertical Industry Labs, sites acting as testbeds for emerging technologies ranging from drones to building automation.
“I am delighted to join Contruent at such a pivotal time in the industry,” said Verone. “Megaprojects across the globe are becoming increasingly complex, requiring advanced solutions and experts committed to delivering the best outcomes. Contruent has been a leader in the capital project management industry for decades, and I am thrilled to join an organization with deep history and a shared commitment to empowering customers with technology.”
Prior to his leadership at Oracle, Verone served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Broadspectrum and Michael Baker International, implementing large-scale programs and delivery systems and leading technological growth for large-scale clients across industries.
The addition of Verone completes an exceptional lineup of new, accomplished leadership hires at Contruent. Over the past year and a half, the company has strategically recruited top-tier executives from Google, Oracle, and Autodesk to bolster its team, including Meghan Russell as Chief Marketing Officer, Rich Humphrey as Chief Product Officer, and Kurt Kauper as Chief Revenue Officer. Under their leadership, the company achieved a record performance in 2022, with sales growing 55 percent year over year.
“Andy’s addition to our team is a testament to the exciting growth and innovation happening at Contruent,” said Ryan Kubacki, Contruent CEO. “Andy is an accomplished industry changemaker who has dedicated his career to advancing technology and curating a first-class experience for customers. I am confident that Andy will accelerate our efforts to transform how we build and create to make projects across the globe more efficient and more connected than ever.”
Contruent is the premier capital project management software solution that empowers Owners and EPCs to build large construction projects with precision and speed. Contruent is faster to deliver across the project lifecycle because it integrates cost and scheduling and comes project-ready out-of-the-box with 25 years of best practices built in. The result is higher accuracy, speed, and cost efficiency. Founded in 1994 as ARES PRISM and renamed with the launch of an innovative SaaS platform, Contruent operates in 26 countries and is now headquartered in Naperville, IL. Join the movement of meeting on-time and on-budget expectations by visiting www.contruent.com