August 26, 2008

Perkins+Will Announces Jon Pohl Joins National Aviation Sector As Associate Principal

Perkins+Will Aviation National Market Sector Leader Pat Askew, announces that Jon Pohl, AIA, has joined the national aviation practice as Associate Principal based in the Chicago office. Pohl will assume a key position as a Senior Aviation Project Manager, and will help to drive the firm's expansion on a local and national scale.

Pohl brings more than 30 years of experience in aviation project management, and joins Perkins+Will from HOK, where he was a Vice President and Senior Project Manager responsible for executing several of the firm's major airport designs. Pohl returns to Perkins+Will after his previous employment with the firm from 1990-1994.

Notable projects include: Task Order work at Chicago O'Hare; JFK and Beirut International Airports; London Heathrow's Terminal 5; Delta Air Lines Terminal A at Boston Logan; South Terminal Complex and Airside 2 Concourse at Orlando International Airport.

"Jon Pohl's strong background and extensive experience within the aviation industry will have an immediate impact on the practice," said Pat Askew. "Jon is the latest in professionals at the top of the industry who have determined that Perkins+Will is the place to make their future."

About Perkins+Will

Established in 1935, Perkins+Will ( is an integrated design firm serving clients from offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hartford, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Research Triangle Park, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. With more LEED(R) Accredited Professionals than any firm in the world, Perkins+Will is recognized as a preeminent sustainable design firm in the country. The firm practices architecture, interiors, branded environments, planning + strategies and urban design with clients in the aviation, corporate + commercial + civic, healthcare, higher education, K-12 education, and science + technology markets. Perkins+Will routinely ranks among the world's top design firms and has received hundreds of awards, including the prestigious American Institute of Architects' "Firm of the Year Award."