Peter J. Davoren is President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner Construction Company.
Peter joined Turner in 1978 and has held a wide variety of assignments in the delivery of the company’s work. Peter was named as Vice President of the company in 1995 and Senior Vice President in 2000. Peter was appointed President of Turner Construction Company in 2003 and Chief Executive Officer of The Turner Corporation in 2007.
Under Peter’s leadership, Turner has expanded its North America operations into Canada and Mexico and has increased its presence in Asia, India and Europe. The company is consistently ranked as a leader in a wide variety of building categories including sports, healthcare, commercial offices, government, education and entertainment. In addition, Turner has earned recognition as a leader in sustainability, the utilization of Building Information Modeling tools, and for its supplier diversity program. Reflecting the company’s focus on diversity, inclusion, and workplace equality, Turner has also been recognized as a great place to work.
Peter is driving the adoption of a lean culture in the company in order to create and sustain a positive environment for our employees and partners, and to deliver better value to our customers.
Peter is active in industry groups and organizations. He serves as a Director of the Contractors’ Association of Greater New York (CAGNY) and Chairman of the ACE Mentor Program. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and serves as a trustee for Wentworth Institute of Technology. Peter was also named one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by STEMconnector.