SEATTLE – Skanska, a leading provider of construction and construction management services in the Pacific Northwest since 1946, announced the promotion of Kevin McCain to Executive Vice President and General Manager for its Seattle office’s building construction operations. He succeeds Chris Toher, who was recently promoted to the national role of Skanska USA Building’s Chief Operating Officer.
A 26-year industry veteran who has spent his entire construction career in the Pacific Northwest, McCain will implement Skanska’s business plan for its Seattle office, driving the strategic growth of markets throughout the state of Washington. McCain has been a champion for Skanska’s efforts to create and reinforce a Lean culture, helping streamline Skanska’s processes to help deliver exceptional value to customers while simultaneously helping Skanska employees have more ability to do the work they’re best at.
A LEED®-accredited professional, McCain holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.
McCain comes to the new role as Chris Toher transitions to a new role where he will be responsible for Skanska USA Building’s national operations functions, policies, and procedures. He will focus on driving the most efficient, effective and best practices for the organization. Toher will continue to be based in Skanska’s Seattle office. A graduate of Washington State University, Toher has spent his entire 30-year career with Skanska.
Skanska is the leading contractor in the Pacific Northwest, excelling in both building and civil construction services. Locally, Skanska’s work includes everything from large scale commercial projects, technically complex healthcare and research spaces, schools, highways, transit and small tenant improvements. Skanska’s commercial development unit is also active in Seattle, delivering Class A office spaces and community-enhancing multifamily projects.
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, life sciences and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have nearly 11,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2017, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $7.3 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.8 billion in 2017. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.