Berry Contracting names new CEO and president

28 August 2019

Edward Martin has announced his retirement from Berry Contracting, Inc., as Keith Ackley is named new CEO and president. 

Edward Martin, who has served as the CEO & president of Berry Contracting Inc. for 21 years, has announced his retirement. During his tenure, Martin was responsible for expanding the company to operate internationally and employ over 3,500 people.


Keith Ackley, CEO & President of Berry Contracting Inc. 

Martin will continue to serve Berry Contracting in a leadership position as a member of their Board of Directors.

After a nationwide search, the Berry family has selected Keith Ackley to succeed Martin as CEO and president of Berry Contracting Inc. With over 30 years of management and engineering experience in the industrial field, Ackley will be relocating from Houston to Corpus Christi to accept his new role. Ackley has extensive experience in managing organizations and large projects at both the U.S. and international level. His most recent role was senior vice president of Major Projects at Worley Parsons and prior to that served as a vice president at KBR for 30 years. 

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