Greeley and Hansen Joins Largest-Ever U.S.-Led Trade Mission to Africa

John C. Robak, President and COO of Greeley and Hansen, Participates in U.S. Department of Commerce Business Forum in Mozambique and South Africa

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2015 / PRNewswire — Greeley and Hansen, a leading global civil and environmental consulting engineering and architectural firm, is one of more than 100 U.S. companies heading to Africa for the U.S. Department of Commerce-led Trade Winds—Africa trade mission and business forum. Trade Winds—Africa is the largest-ever U.S. government-led trade mission to Africa.

“Africa presents an incredible opportunity for global U.S. companies,” said Regional Senior U.S. Commercial Officer Donald Nay, the highest-ranking commercial diplomat in Sub-Saharan Africa. “We are excited to bring these companies to the continent, connect them to promising opportunities, and get them on the right path to success.”

Trade Winds is a business forum and series of business-to-business meetings in Johannesburg, South Africa, plus seven optional trade mission stops in Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania. At each mission stop, attending companies meet directly with government leaders, market experts, and pre-vetted potential business partners in the region.

“Greeley and Hansen is strategically expanding business operations in key international growth markets,” said John Robak, Greeley and Hansen President and Chief Operating Officer. “This trade mission to Africa offers a valuable opportunity for our firm to build connections with local utility officials and business leaders in this targeted high-growth region for water and wastewater infrastructure.”

About Greeley and Hansen
Greeley and Hansen is a leader in developing innovative engineering, architecture, and management solutions for a wide array of complex water, wastewater, and related infrastructure challenges. The firm has built upon 100 years of proven civil and environmental engineering experience in all phases of project development and implementation to become a premier global provider of comprehensive services in the water sector. Greeley and Hansen is dedicated to designing better urban environments worldwide.

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