PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2007--Tetra Tech, Inc.
(NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the Board of Directors has elected
J. Kenneth (Ken) Thompson to serve as a new director. Mr. Thompson
currently serves on the Board of the Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation
(NYSE: CDE) and the Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK). Tetra Tech's Board
now totals seven members and includes five outside directors. Mr.
Thompson will serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating
and Corporate Governance Committee.
Tetra Tech's Chairman Al Smith said, "Ken has worldwide experience
in the energy and mining markets and will help guide Tetra Tech's
global expansion strategy over the next few years."
Mr. Thompson said, "I look forward to sharing my diverse
experience in natural resources and engineering projects to help Tetra
Mr. Thompson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of
Pacific Star Energy, LLC, a private energy investment firm. He has
held this position since 2000. He also serves as Managing Director for
the Alaska Venture Capital Group, LLC, a private oil and gas
exploration firm. Mr. Thompson was formerly the ARCO (BP) Executive
Vice President for the Asia-Pacific Region from 1998 to 2000. In this
role, Mr. Thompson led ARCO's Asia-Pacific operating companies. In
previous positions, Mr. Thompson was head of ARCO's oil and gas
research and technology center and was responsible for global
technology strategy and energy technology transfer to more than 20
countries. Mr. Thompson served in various technical and management
roles at ARCO from 1974 to 2000.
About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com)
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and
technical services. With approximately 7,500 associates located in the
United States and internationally, the Company supports commercial and
government clients in the areas of resource management and
infrastructure. Tetra Tech's services include research and
development, applied science and technology, engineering design,
program management, construction management, and operations and
Any statements made in this release that are not based on
historical fact are forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking
statements made in this release represent management's best judgment
as to what may occur in the future. However, Tetra Tech's actual
outcome and results are not guaranteed and are subject to certain
risks, uncertainties and assumptions ("Future Factors"), and may
differ materially from what is expressed. For a description of Future
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such
forward-looking statements, see the discussion under the section "Risk
Factors" included in the Company's Form 10-K and 10-Q filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: Tetra Tech, Inc.
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