Ramboll Environ Appoints Michael Bittner Principal
ARLINGTON, Va.– Ramboll Environ, a leading global environmental and health sciences consulting firm serving a diverse industrial, financial, legal and government client base, has announced the appointment of Michael Bittner as a Principal based in the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts, office.
Mr. Bittner will serve as the Director of Ramboll Environ’s post-merger integration (PMI) services. In this role, he will oversee a group of professionals who provide strategic and tactical advice, and also serve as technical experts, program managers and temporary staff to support industrial, commercial and extractive industry clients with the environmental, health and safety (EHS) aspects of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and spin-offs.
Mr. Bittner brings more than 25 years of experience in the EHS field. His particular expertise includes PMI planning and implementation; enhanced divestiture services; spin-off and carve-out consulting; organizational design, assessment and improvement; operational excellence, systems streamlining and synergy capture; transaction services; EHS compliance auditing; audit program design, evaluation and management; auditor training; environmental management system evaluation, design and implementation; ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 gap analyses and systems development; EMIS tools; strategic planning; EHS regulatory compliance; NOV negotiations; soil and groundwater investigations; and high-impact health and safety performance improvement. A past member of the Board of Directors of the Auditing Roundtable and current editor of EHS Journal, he has published extensively on PMI and other EHS topics.
In making the announcement, Ramboll Environ Americas Division President Frank Marrazza commented, “We are very pleased that Mike has joined us. He’s a recognized thought leader in the areas of EHS post-merger integration, divestiture planning and spin-off consulting. Mike’s experience and leadership will enable us to expand and deepen the suite of transaction services that we provide to our clients.”
Bittner remarked, “I am excited about joining Ramboll Environ, and I look forward to working with my new colleagues to strengthen the firm’s transaction services business. Our turnkey approach to EHS post-merger integration will enable our clients to achieve faster, deeper and more reliable EHS integrations at a fraction of the cost charged by integration management consultants.”
About Ramboll Environ
Ramboll Environ is a leading global environmental and health sciences consulting firm with 2100 consultants working across 130 offices in 30 countries. We help a diverse industrial, financial, legal and government client base to solve their most challenging environmental, health and social issues and support a sustainable society. Ramboll Environ was formed by the December 2014 acquisition of global consultancy ENVIRON by Ramboll. www.ramboll-environ.com
Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. Ramboll employs 13,000 globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Ramboll works across the markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy, Oil & Gas and Management Consulting. www.ramboll.com