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Hangin' With ... AECOM Executive Vice President & Global Sports Leader Bill Hanway

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 01 / 16

Bill Hanway BILL HANWAY is the exec VP and global sports leader at AECOM. The engineering firm, which was behind London's Olympic masterplan in '12, has taken its experience to Brazil to help deliver the country...

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