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At a Glance

HQ: Baton Rouge, LA

NYSE Symbol: SGR

No. of employees: 22,000

Revenues: Over $4 billion

Founded: 1987

Chairman & CEO:
J.M. Bernhard, Jr.

T.A. Barfield, Jr.

Executive VP & CFO: Robert L. Belk


The Shaw Group Inc. was founded in 1987 by Jim Bernhard, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and two colleagues as a fabrication shop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Driven by leaders with bold vision and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, the company has evolved into a diverse engineering, construction, fabrication, environmental and industrial services organization with 22,000 employees in strategic locations around the world.

Throughout our rapid growth, our core values have remained constant—honesty in decision-making, personal responsibility and accountability, and leadership by example. These principles are at the heart of our ability to create and respond to market opportunities and have fueled our dramatic expansion.

We welcome you to our website and invite you to learn more about us.

Additional Information

Message from our Chairman and CEO