Peter Davoren 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 grown its presence in North America and key markets in Asia, Europe, and India. The company’s 10,000 employees complete $15 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each year. Turner is the largest builder in the United States and is ranked as a leader in major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, aerospace, and green building.
Through Peter’s leadership, the company works hard to eliminate hate and bias in the workplace, and create an environment where people actively care for others and are treated with respect and dignity. Reflecting the company’s focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, Turner is widely recognized as a great place to work.
Peter is driving the adoption of a lean culture in the company to create meaningful value for clients and stakeholders. He leads the company’s efforts to adopt emerging technologies and develop new client-facing services. Peter has committed that the company will reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption of our jobsite construction operations by 50 percent by 2030.
Peter is committed to supporting communities where the company does business. He is dedicated to improving the economic viability of under-represented business enterprises and expanding opportunities for local minority, women and small-business enterprises through the projects Turner builds.
Peter serves as Chairman of the ACE Mentor Program which serves to strengthen the talent pipeline in the construction industry. Peter was also named one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by STEMconnector.