Haskell , a global architecture, engineering, construction and consulting firm, has appointed James 'Jim' O’Leary as president. He will retain his title as  COO and take over day-to-day operations of the company effective immediately.

O’Leary succeeds Steve Halverson who has held the position of president and CEO for the past 18 years.

O’Leary joined Haskell in 1989 and has held several key positions including field engineer, project manager, senior project manager, director, vice president, senior vice president, executive vice president, and COO. Halverson will remain as CEO and serve as chairman of the board of directors.