Sevan Names New Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned Financial Executive Paul Evans joins Sevan
Downers Grove, IL (April 28, 2020)—Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. (Sevan), a global leader in innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics, today announced Paul Evans has been named the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Evans will oversee Sevan’s global finance functions including accounting, financial planning and analysis, risk management and mergers & acquisitions. He will also play an integral role in shaping the strategic direction of the company.
Evans brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the role. Before joining Sevan, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Hill International, Chief Financial Officer at MYR Group, Chief Executive Officer at Conex Energy Corporation and Treasurer at NorthWestern Energy. His background and financial expertise include significant experience with operational management and accounting, debt and equity financing, investor relations, tax, budgeting, forecasting, audits, capital allocation, network optimization, contingency planning and information technology.
“Paul brings extraordinary experience in corporate and operational finance across a variety of industries and has been responsible for leading global teams supporting large-scale engineering and construction operations,” said Jim Evans, President and CEO of Sevan. “I am excited to have Paul join our executive office and team at such an important time for our business. I am confident Sevan will benefit from his experiences and perspective as we accelerate our path to grow.”
In December 2019, ABS Capital Partners invested $17.5 million in Sevan to support continued growth and scalability. ABS Capital Partners is a leading late-stage growth company investor.
“Sevan has grown organically for the past nine years since the company’s inception, and ABS Capital is Sevan’s first outside investor,” said Paul Evans. “I look forward to helping Sevan continue to grow in a sustainable way while providing strategic expertise through all financial operations, acquisitions, integration and beyond.”
Paul Evans earned a Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona and a Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Evans is a U.S. Army veteran, and a dual citizen of the United States and United Kingdom.
Sevan is a 450-person project management firm headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois with an international office in London. Paul will be based out of Sevan’s headquarters.
Sevan has been recognized as an Employee-Rated Great Place to Work for six consecutive years. In 2018 Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE ranked Sevan #29 on the list of 100 Best Medium Workplaces. A full list of awards and rankings Sevan earned to date is available on Sevan’s Website.
The vision of Sevan Multi-Site Solutions (Sevan) is to be the best in the world at delivering innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics to organizations with multiple sites. Sevan has a passion for sustaining people, the environment and its clients’ businesses. Sevan helps iconic global brands—including 7-Eleven, AAFES, Albertsons, BP, Bento Box, Carrols Corporation, Chipotle, DaVita, HCA Healthcare, Hallmark, Kroger, McDonald’s, Marathon, Office Depot, Starbucks, Sunoco, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Walmart. Sevan rolls out Multi-Site initiatives efficiently, predictably and transparently. Applying breakthrough technology solutions, Sevan optimizes new builds, rebuilds, remodels and renovations. The company’s expertise spans numerous market sectors including banking, fuel and convenience store, government, restaurant, grocery, retail, healthcare, housing and hospitality industries. For more information, visit www.sevansolutions.com.
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