Clay Haden, President & CEO, Skanska USA Building

Clay Haden leads Skanska USA Building’s senior management team and its more than 3,200 construction professionals nationwide to deliver world-class construction services within the building sector across the United States.

Clay Haden is President, Skanska USA Building. In this position, he is responsible for the overall performance of Skanska USA Building, including setting the business strategy, delivering safety and financial performance, evolving a values-based culture, and positioning the business unit for long-term success. 

Previously he served as Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for the business unit. As CAO, Haden was responsible for coordinating various professional services groups and overseeing certain administrative functions within the company. As General Counsel, he and his team provided legal counseling and support for all of the company’s operations.

Prior to joining Skanska in 2006, Haden was a Partner in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where his practice focused on construction law and litigation. He holds a J.D from the Vanderbilt University School of Law and B.S. in Construction from Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction.