About David T. Seaton
Chairman and CEO, Fluor
David Seaton is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s leading and largest engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services companies. He was elected to the role of Chairman in February 2012. He was named CEO and became a member of Fluor’s board of directors in February 2011.
Since joining the company in 1984, Mr. Seaton has held numerous positions in both operations and sales globally. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Seaton served as Fluor’s Chief Operating Officer. He has served as the Senior Group President over Energy & Chemicals, Government and Power Groups and was responsible for Fluor’s activities in China and the Middle East. He led the company’s global business activities in the upstream, downstream, pipeline, offshore, gas processing, oil and gas production, chemicals, integrated petrochemical and petroleum refining industries including ICA Fluor, the company’s joint venture in Mexico. Mr. Seaton has also served as senior vice president and group executive for Fluor’s global corporate sales function.
Active in a variety of professional and business organizations, Mr. Seaton serves on the board of directors of The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) and is a member of the Business Roundtable and the International Business Council. He is a board member of the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council.
As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Seaton is committed to maintaining Fluor’s commitments in the areas of ethics and compliance, integrity and anti-corruption. He is an active leader and board member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative and is co-chair of the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Corruption. He is also a National Trustee for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Southwest Region.
Mr. Seaton holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School of Business and Thunderbird University’s International Management Program.