NEW YORK - Syska Hennessy Group Inc. has announced the appointment of Gary Brennen and Cyrus Izzo as co-chief executive officers. Each will assume the titles of co-chief operating officers as well.

In restructuring the firm’s senior management, John Magliano will remain in his position as chairman, providing leadership continuity and guidance. G. Venkata Ramu has been named vice chairman and will continue to lead the firm’s technical advancement as chief engineer.

Brennen began his career with Syska Hennessy Group in 1982. He most recently served as executive vice president and managing director for the firm’s Western Region. He continues to be the account principal to some of the firm’s most prestigious clients.

Izzo, who joined Syska Hennessy Group in 1993, most recently served as senior vice president and the firm’s national critical facilities director, a position in which he will continue. Under his leadership, a nationwide Critical Facilities Team was created to focus solely on designing, building, commissioning, and operating critical and hypercritical facilities for 24/7 data-driven enterprises.

“Cyrus and Gary have been powerful contributors to the unprecedented growth of Syska Hennessy Group,” said Magliano. “Their appointments usher in a new era for the firm, building on a legacy of technical leadership that goes back to our founding almost 80 years ago.”

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Publication date:11/26/2007