Former Mayor Mark Mallory hired by engineering firm

PITTSBURGH, PA (FOX19) - Former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory has been hired by Chester Group, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based engineering services firm, to serve as the senior vice president and national director of community and economic development for North America.

Chester provides energy, water and wastewater services to public and industrial clients across the United States and internationally. Chester Group, Inc. launched three company divisions this month: Chester Engineers, Chester LNG, and Chester International.

Mallory will focus on expanding market share in the company's current areas of operations and creating new business across North America, according to a Chester Groups spokesperson. Mallory started with the company on Jan. 13.

"Our company is strongly focused on growth and innovation, I am pleased that Mark will be joining our team because he has shown himself to be an extraordinary leader throughout his career and has a proven track record with establishing solid relationships, he has the knowledge and vision to help grow our company," said Robert O. Agbede, Chester Group, President and CEO.

Mallory was sworn in as the 68th Mayor of Cincinnati on Dec. 1, 2005 and was re-elected in 2009.

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