The Shaw Group Inc. was founded in 1987 as a fabrication shop in Baton Rouge, La., by Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer J.M. Bernhard Jr. and two colleagues. Driven by leaders with bold vision and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, the company has evolved into a diverse engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, environmental and industrial services organization with 26,000 employees in strategic locations around the world.

Throughout Shaw’s 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 growth.


Fortune 500 Company

HQ: Baton Rouge, LA

NYSE Symbol: SGR

No. of employees: 26,000

2008 Revenues: $7.0B

Record Backlog: $19.0B*

Founded: 1987

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





*As of 2/28/08