BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 17, 2004--John M. (Jack)
Tuohy, Jr., vice president and director of Nuclear Design Services for
Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure (Shaw E&I;), a subsidiary of The
Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE:SGR), has been named a Fellow of ASME (American
Society of Mechanical Engineers). The Fellow Grade recognizes
significant engineering achievements and contributions to the
Mr. Tuohy joined Shaw E&I; in July 2003 and is currently leading
the Company's pursuit of several strategic Department of Energy
project acquisitions. "Jack's expertise, professionalism and vision
have contributed significantly to Shaw's leadership role in the
revitalization of the government nuclear engineering and design
marketplace," said Tim Barfield, President and COO of The Shaw Group
Inc. "Jack's contributions to the nuclear industry span more than
three decades and we are pleased that he has been recognized by his
peers with such a distinguished honor."
Mr. Tuohy previously held positions at Burns and Roe, a privately
owned A/E company, which focuses on the power industry, and at IDM, a
demolition company. He also taught at Manhattan College and Stevens
Institute of Technology. Additionally, for more than 25 years, Mr.
Tuohy volunteered in his hometown of Park Ridge, N.J., where he served
as a Public Utility Commissioner, running the town's electric and
Mr. Tuohy recently served on the prestigious DOE GEN IV Committee,
which is seeking out the next generation of nuclear reactors.
The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading provider of consulting,
engineering, construction, remediation, and facilities management
services to government and private sector clients in the
environmental, infrastructure, and homeland security markets. Shaw is
also a vertically integrated provider of comprehensive engineering,
consulting, procurement, pipe fabrication, construction, and
maintenance services to the power and process industries worldwide.
The Company is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and employs
approximately 15,000 people at its offices and operations in North
America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific
region. For further information, please visit the Company's website at
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