Before being named as chief executive officer, Carlos M. Hernandez was the executive vice president, chief legal officer for Fluor Corporation and served as the company's corporate secretary. He joined Fluor in 2007.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Hernandez served as general counsel for ArcelorMittal Americas, a major steel producer which is part of the ArcelorMittal group. Mr. Hernandez has also served as general counsel and secretary of International Steel Group (ISG), Inc. prior to its acquisition by Mittal Steel Company.
Before joining ISG, he served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Fleming Companies, Inc., in Dallas. From 1984 to 1999, Mr. Hernandez served in a number of different legal capacities including assistant general counsel for Armco Inc. a steel company, in Pittsburgh. Early in his career, he worked as a civil engineer with HNTB.
Mr. Hernandez holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Purdue University and a juris doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law.