KBR appointed Umberto della Sala as a member of its board of directors, replacing Linda Z. Cook, who is retiring from the board to serve as CEO of Harbour Energy. From 1973 to 2013, della Sala worked at Foster Wheeler in positions of increasing responsibility that culminated in his promotion to president and COO in 2007. Della Sala also served on the Foster Wheeler board of directors from 2011 to 2014. He serves on the supervisory board of Stork Technical Services and is acting as industrial adviser to the Italian Strategic Fund. Della Sala holds a laurea degree in chemical engineering from Politecnico di Milano in Italy.