Dr. William L. Friend
Dr. William L. Friend Member
Bechtel Group, Inc.
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  • 1993
  • Chemical
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  • 1993
  • Chemical
Memorial Tribute
Memorial Tribute


WILLIAM LOUIS FRIEND, retired executive vice president and director of Bechtel Group, Inc., died January 27, 2021, at age 85, from complications due to covid-19. He was a passionate and practical engineer who believed in ...

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Election Citation
For leadership in the development of new technologies and their application in commercial facilities.
  • Bechtel Group, Inc.
  • The Pritchard Corp. President and CEO
  • National Academy of Engineering
  • Lummus GmbH General Manager
  • J.F. Pritchard and Company President
  • Bechtel Petroleum, Inc. VP & Gen Mgr, Houston Div
  • Bechtel National, Inc. President
  • Bechtel, Inc. VP & Gen Mgr, Advanced Tech
  • International Systems Controls President, Finance Group