Georganne Proctor Elected To Bechtel´s Board Of Directors

April 30, 1999 Georganne Proctor has been elected to the board of directors of Bechtel Group, Inc.Based in San Francisco, Proctor, 42 is Bechtel's chief financial officer. She began her career at Bechtel in 1982 with the company's financing services operation. In 1989, she transferred to Bechtel's information technology operations, handling a variety of strategic planning, finance, and accounting assignments. From 1991 to 1994, she held a series of finance positions in the Disney organization, including director of project and division finance for Walt Disney Imagineering. She returned to Bechtel in 1994 as chief financial officer for Bechtel Enterprises, the company's project development, financing, and ownership arm. Proctor was named Bechtel Group, Inc.'s chief financial officer in 1997.

Bechtel is a premier engineering, construction, and management organization, based in San Francisco with offices in more than 60 nations. Founded in 1898, Bechtel has completed more than 19,000 assignments in more than 140 countries worldwide. The privately held firm reported revenues of $12.6 billion in 1998.