Vanderweil Engineers has named Paul Banks, P.E., to be the firm's CEO. Mr. Banks is assuming leadership of Vanderweil during its 50th anniversary year, as it undertakes a historic ownership transition.

The company has initiated a phased buyout of ownership shares by selected employees in its four operating companies-in Boston; Orlando; Princeton, N.J.; and Washington, D.C. The buyout process will continue over a number of years.

Vanderweil Engineers is one of the nation's preeminent mechanical, electrical and plumbing/fire protection consulting engineers with 650 employees, and annual engineering billings of more than $70 million.