Biggs S. Porter
Biggs Porter serves as the executive vice president, chief financial officer of Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s largest publicly traded engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services companies. As CFO, Mr. Porter leads Fluor’s finance, audit, investor relations, compliance & ethics, and mergers & acquisitions functions. He joined the company in 2012.
Prior to joining Fluor, Mr. Porter was the CFO of Tenet Healthcare Corporation for five and half years. He also has served in senior-level finance positions with defense contractor Raytheon Co. and the large Dallas-based utility TXU Corp. Mr. Porter also held finance positions at Northrop Grumman Corporation, Vought Aircraft Company and LTV Corporation. He began his career with the accounting firm Arthur Young and Co.
Mr. Porter is the former chair of the Financial Executives Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs, a member of the Board of Directors of the Dallas Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, and a member of Financial Executives International and the American Institute of CPAs. He also sits on advisory boards of both Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.
Mr. Porter is a certified public accountant and his academic background includes a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Duke University and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas, Austin. He is an industry leader, having been named twice as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance by Treasury and Risk Magazine.