Kansas’ Terracon names new president

M. Gayle Packer is the new president of Olathe, Kansas-based engineering and consulting firm Terracon. A succession framework is being developed for her appointmnt as chief executive officer of the company.

Most recently, Packer served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the company, coordinating the acquisition and integration of 50 companies. She has served on the board of directors since 2011.

Packer succeeds David Gaboury, who has served as president and chief executive officer of Terracon for more than 20 years. Under his direction, the company has exceeded $650 million in revenue. Gaboury’s and Packer’s chief executive officer transition becomes effective in 2019. Gaboury will continue as Terracon’s chairman through 2021.