AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it was been awarded a five-year, US$53-million [63 billion Iraqi dinars] contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide economic-consulting services to Iraq through the Iraq Financial Sector Development Program.
The work is intended to improve the soundness of the Iraqi private financial sector through institution building and targeted economic reforms, and improving the quality and availability of finance and business education.
The contract builds on AECOM's long-standing partnership with USAID in its efforts to rebuild Iraq's economy.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 46,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.3 billion during the 12-month period ended March 31, 2010. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.