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GeoStabilization International chooses Ivankovich as CEO

Industry News | March 30, 2022 | By:

GeoStabilization International chooses Ivankovich to lead the company; depth in acquisition integration/construction management is critical.

Photograph of GeoStabilization International CEO Dominic Ivankovich
GeoStabilization International CEO Dominic Ivankovich. Photograph courtesy of GeoStabilization International

GeoStabilization International of Commerce City, Colo., a geohazard mitigation firm, announced that Dominic Ivankovich is joining the company as CEO. Ivankovich succeeds Colby Barrett, who has led GeoStabilization since 2008. Barrett will stay on as vice chair of the company’s board of directors.

“What attracted me to GeoStabilization is the company culture, the passion of its team and a family atmosphere that has stood the test of time,” Ivankovich says. “As a company grows, this is incredibly rare—and is a testament to the leadership of Colby Barrett and the company founders, Albert Ruckman and Robert Barrett. I am excited to join this amazing team and help further the advancements in improving infrastructure and protecting people from the dangers of geohazards.”

“What attracted me to GeoStabilization is the company culture, the passion of its team and a family atmosphere that has stood the test of time.”

Dominic Ivankovich, CEO, GeoStablization International

Ivankovich joins GeoStabilization after nearly twenty years with Danaher and Fortive Corp., including more than 10 years leading large global businesses across essential industries. With a degree in chemical engineering from Montana State University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Ivankovich has a rich track record of driving growth acceleration and market share gains via improved client satisfaction, innovation, commercial execution, and strategic acquisitions in core and new markets. Additionally, Ivankovich’s significant depth in acquisition integration and construction management will be critical to GeoStabilization’s future as it continues to grow in current and new mission-critical applications.

“GeoStabilization was founded twenty years ago on a promise to provide value to an underserved market,” Barrett says. “Over the years, we have seen ongoing success because of our commitment to our clients, the dedication of our employees, and our culture of innovation, service and quality. I’m thrilled to pass the reins to Dominic to further drive our mission of providing cutting-edge, sustainable solutions. His leadership and business growth acumen combined with our unwavering passion and unmatched technical capabilities will undoubtedly bring decades of more success for GeoStabilization and our clients.”

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