The Weitz Company, a full-service construction firm, today announced expansion of its Manufacturing and Process leadership, with the appointment of Jesse Hammes to provide national oversight to the project management and field operations teams. Hammes will also consult on fully-integrated design-build solutions for Manufacturing and Process services.
Hammes has managed biofuel, biomass, processing and treatment facility projects for clients including Cargill, ADM, Bunge North America, Renewable Energy Group, Syngenta and Iowa Fertilizer Company.
“We are thrilled to have Jesse leading the Manufacturing and Process team for The Weitz Company, as his robust experience in managing projects in a variety of sectors will be a great asset to the clients with which The Weitz Company partners,” said Humberto Lopez, executive vice president of Industrial, The Weitz Company.
Hammes will play a key role in assisting clients of The Weitz Company take advantage of the fully-integrated design-build solution that was launched in Summer 2014. This approach provides a unique opportunity for collaboration among stakeholders, engineers and contractors in the early design phase, and throughout the life of a project. The result is time and cost savings, reduced risk and a better quality outcome.