Skanska USA Promotes Chris Hillyer to Senior Vice President of Preconstruction in the Central Region

July 15, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – Skanska USA has announced that Chris Hillyer, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in construction, has been promoted to senior vice president of preconstruction in the Central region.

Hillyer, who will be based in Skanska’s San Antonio office, joined the company in 1996 and most recently served as vice president of preconstruction. In his time with Skanska USA, Hillyer has continued to advance preconstruction services in Texas. He has extensive regional project experience, including the Methodist Hospital expansion and renovation and Bank of America Tower (formerly Capitol Tower).

In this new role, Hillyer oversees preconstruction efforts throughout Skanska USA’s Central region, which includes Texas, Arizona, Tennessee and Ohio markets, to deliver a smooth transition from the design phase to construction.

“Superior preconstruction services are essential to Skanska’s long term success,” said Steve Stouthamer, executive vice president of project planning of Skanska USA. “Chris’ effective leadership has played a vital role in our ability to provide quality preconstruction services to our Texas market and we are confident that in this new leadership position, he will help us achieve the same success for clients in these other markets.” 

Hillyer received his bachelor’s degree in construction management from Eastern Michigan University. He currently resides in San Antonio.


For further information please contact:

Elizabeth Locke, Skanska USA, (713) 401-5256, [email protected]  

Michelle Hargis, Cooksey Communications, (817) 798-5257, [email protected]

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About Skanska

Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and development companies. In the U.S., Skanska’s core operations include building construction, civil infrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties, which together generated $8 billion in revenue in 2018. As a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has offices in 28 metro areas with 9,000 employees nationwide. Skanska is an industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, and offers competitive solutions for both traditional and complex assignments to help build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $20 billion in 2018.

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