Harrisburg, Pa. — Brendan Wesdock, M.C.P., GISP, was appointed to oversee Gannett Fleming's Collaborative Research and Innovation Center (CRIC). Based in the firm's Hampton Roads, Va., office, Wesdock also serves as president of GeoDecisions, a division of Gannett Fleming that specializes in geospatial solutions.
In his new role, Wesdock will energize the firm's focus on innovation by facilitating, expediting, and fostering the development of new and innovative products and services. He also will assist technical professionals develop and implement innovations that will differentiate Gannett Fleming in the marketplace and benefit the firm's employees, clients, and community.
"Brendan will engage our leadership to continue driving innovation at all levels of the firm," said Robert M. Scaer, P.E., president and COO. "By championing our employees' breakthrough ideas, he will help Gannett Fleming continue to improve customer service, expand and penetrate new markets, and sustain our reputation as an innovative company."
As part of Gannett Fleming's commitment to encourage innovation among its employees, the firm launched the CRIC in 2007 to identify and foster the development of potentially valuable products and services. All employees are encouraged to submit their innovative ideas.