Hala Z. Titus Named President of CDM Smith's North America Unit
CONCORD, California—CDM Smith is pleased to announce the appointment of Hala Z. Titus, PE, BCEE, PMP, as the President of our North America Unit (NAU). Through NAU, Hala will lead CDM Smith’s goal of continually delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions to help cities, states and utilities manage their environment and infrastructure needs.
Hala brings more than 30 years of diverse technical, project management, construction and leadership experience in the United States, Canada, Egypt, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand. Most notably, she has successfully led and delivered landmark projects for some of the largest utilities in the world.
Since joining CDM Smith in 2014, Hala has served as Senior Vice President, Sales Leader and Sales Director for CDM Smith’s West Pacific Group, where her leadership contributed significantly to the region’s record services sales growth of nearly 70% from 2016 to 2022. She also proactively supported efforts to increase our market share with top-tier clients, establishing and growing our business in Vancouver, Canada, and driving the growth of our client base in California.
I am truly excited to be able to help define the course that shapes our future by driving a culture of shared commitment...while offering an inspiring and rewarding work environment for our employees.
Along with her global perspective and in-depth understanding of our industry and the competitive landscape, Hala embraces a balance critical to growing our client and employee relationships. “At this pivotal time in our firm’s history, I am truly excited to be able to help define the course that shapes our future by driving a culture of shared commitment focused on delivering a legendary experience to our clients, while offering an inspiring and rewarding work environment for our employees – the best and brightest in the industry,” said Titus.
Hala earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Alexandria University and is a licensed professional engineer and board-certified environmental engineer. Hala’s commitment to working in strong partnership with all of our business units and corporate departments will help us reach new heights in quality and ingenuity.
“It was important that the candidate be passionate about growth, committed to alignment across the enterprise, and be an inspiring leader ready to drive innovation and excellence, including strong collaboration with Trinnex, CDM Smith’s SaaS and digital strategy subsidiary. I have great confidence Hala will deliver exceptional results in all of these areas,” said CDM Smith President and Chief Operating Officer Anthony B. Bouchard.
CDM Smith is a privately owned engineering and construction firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities. Passionate about our work and invested in each other, we are inspired to think and driven to solve the world’s environmental and infrastructure challenges.