MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm, announced that San Diego-based Michael Rogers will be its new global dams practice leader.

Rogers replaces Glenn Tarbox and will lead planning, design and construction management for structures designed to store, regulate and deliver water. A news release from the company stated that Tarbox will serve as a senior technical adviser in Washington state.

Rogers previously served as the North America dams practice leader. He has 30 years of experience with dam projects. He worked on local projects such as the Big Bear Valley Dam rehabilitation project for the Big Bear Municipal Water District and the San Vicente Dam Raise project as part of the San Diego County Water Authority’s Emergency Water Storage Project.

Rogers also served as president of the U.S. Society of Dams and vice president of the International Commission on Large Dams.