Carol Zierhoffer
Manager, Information Systems & Technology

Carol Zierhoffer

Carol Zierhoffer is Bechtel’s chief information officer, based in Reston, Virginia.

Carol came to Bechtel in 2013 from Xerox Corporation, where she was vice president and global CIO. Previously, she was vice president and global CIO for ITT Corporation. Carol is a 20-year veteran of Northrop Grumman Corporation, where, between 1988 and 2008, she served as vice president and CIO for three business sectors.

She is also a senior vice president of Bechtel.

Carol is on the board of directors of Vizient, a healthcare performance improvement company, and serves on the audit committee.

Prior to Vizient, Carol served on the board of directors of Med Assets, where she chaired the information technology committee and served on the audit committee.

Carol earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics and a master’s degree in computer information systems from Bentley University in Massachusetts.

About Bechtel

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

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