URS — Gary Engle has joined the San Francisco-based company as vice president for marketing and business operations for the West Coast. Previously, he was a rear admiral in the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps.
Harris County, Texas — Edward Emmett, head of the locally based consulting firm The Emmett Company, has been appointed county judge.
National Association of State Chief Information Officers — John Gillispie, Iowa chief information officer, has been elected vice president of the Lexington, Ky.-based association.
SAP America — Patrick Bakey, senior vice president for the Newton Square, Pa.-based company, has been named president of its public services organization.
Tennant — Karel Huijser has joined the Minneapolis-based company as vice president for the international division. Previously, he was president for Fairfield-Conn.-based GE Infrastructure’s Asia Pacific division.