Arup Promotes 31 Throughout Americas Region

TORONTO, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, today announced its region-wide promotions. The Americas Region board, which oversees operations in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, selects new associates and associate principals on an annual basis. The 31 promotions throughout the region include Zoran Markovic, PEng, to the position of associate principal and Robert Feteanu, PE, to the position of associate in the firm's Toronto office.

"In the words of our founder, Ove Arup, no matter how wonderful an organization we can devise, its success depends on the people working in it," said Mahadev Raman, Americas Region chairman of the board. "In that spirit, please join me and the Americas Group Board in congratulating our new associates and associate principals."

Zoran Markovic, PEng, is an electrical engineer in Arup's Toronto office as well as the Electrical Discipline Leader. Zoran received a bachelor's and a master's in electrical engineering from the University of Belgrade. With over 14 years of experience, he has extensive understanding of the construction industry and commercial trends on built environment projects ranging from renovations to large multibillion-dollar developments. He has significant experience with the variety of project delivery systems — P3, IPD, design-build, CM lead, and design-bid-build — and in sustainable and green design. Zoran's particular skills include developing and leading multidisciplinary design teams providing diverse engineering and project management services. Zoran's clients come from institutional, commercial, and industrial markets including health care, educational and laboratory, office-space/convention center, courthouse, residential, industrial, pharmaceutical facilities, and infrastructure. Some of Zoran's recent projects include York University New Engineering Building and Eglinton Crosstown LRT in Toronto, Ontario, and the Calgary Cancer Centre in Alberta.

Robert Feteanu, PE, is an aerospace engineer and airport analyst in Arup's Toronto office. Before joining Arup in 2005, Robert received a bachelor's in aerospace engineering from Polytechnic University in Bucharest and a master's in mechanical engineering from Ryerson University. He has been involved in challenging and technically complex projects requiring a high degree of accuracy in Canada, the United States, the Middle East, the Caribbean region, South America, and Europe. Robert has a particular interest in the research and development of various statistical, optimization, and simulation tools that benefit the aviation industry. He was the lead analyst and project manager for passenger flow simulations and space programming for the new Midfield Terminal Complex at Abu Dhabi Airport in the United Arab Emirates and Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. He also assisted with the analysis and development of airport projects such as Boston-Logan, Washington-Dulles, Toronto-Pearson, and JetBlue Terminal 5 at JFK International Airport.

Please visit our website to learn more about our newest associate principals and associates.

About Arup
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. Its engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world. Arup opened its first US office 25 years ago and now employs 1,000 in the Americas. The firm was founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values that fosters a distinctive culture, intellectual independence, and collaborative approach. The people at Arup are driven to find a better way to deliver better solutions for their clients. (

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