Skanska USA announced today the promotion of Mark Johnson to senior vice president, national preconstruction director. In his new role, Johnson is responsible for managing Skanska’s preconstruction efforts throughout the Northeast for Skanska USA Building, including Greater Boston, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. He remains based in Skanska’s Boston office.
Johnson manages Skanska’s staff of preconstruction experts, which includes LEED®-Accredited Professionals and Save International Associate Value Specialists, to ensure projects are completed in the most cost-efficient manner without compromising quality.
“With more than 33 years of experience, Mark is recognized as one of the region’s premier preconstruction executives,” said Paul Hewins, co-chief operating officer for Skanska USA Building. “Mark understands the components of our clients’ most complex projects. His effective leadership and ability to advise owners and design teams throughout the preconstruction process – one of the most critical stages in the life of a project – is unparalleled. Mark consistently adds value to Skanska’s expanding Northeast team.”
During his 33 years with Skanska, Johnson, along with Skanska’s Boston-based preconstruction group, has helped establish preconstruction as one of Skanska’s core specialties in New England. He has played a substantial role in the renovation and expansion of the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Business School’s Baker Library, the construction of Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall and Caspersen Student Center, and the Springfield Data Center for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Johnson has a degree in building construction from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Society of Professional Estimators.