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Orion Group Holdings Announces Retirement of Richard L. Daerr, Jr., from Board

Posted on March 25, 2024

HOUSTON, March 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (“Orion” or the “Company”), a leading specialty construction company, announced today that Richard L. Daerr, Jr., who has served as an independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) since 2007 and was Chairman of the Board from 2007 to 2020 as well as Lead Independent Director from 2022 to 2023, informed the Company that he has chosen not to stand for re-election and instead retire from the Board effective at the Company’s upcoming Annual General Meeting of Stockholders on May 16, 2024. Effective upon Mr. Daerr’s retirement, the Board has determined to reduce its size from eight directors to seven directors, six of whom are independent.

Austin Shanfelter, Orion’s Chairman of the Board, commented, “We want to thank Richard for his years of service to the Company and his many valuable contributions, including his board leadership in the transition of Orion to a public company, establishing the standards for governance, the growth of the Company, and agreeing to serve as our Lead Independent Director through our recent executive transition. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

Richard L. Daerr, Jr.,

Mr. Daerr stated, “It has been my distinct honor to serve on this Board for almost seventeen years and lead the Board for almost all of that time. I am proud of the tremendous transformation the Company has achieved over this time, and I leave with great confidence in Orion’s future and the strength of its Board.”

About Orion Group Holdings
Orion Group Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty construction company serving the infrastructure, industrial and building sectors, provides services both on and off the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and the Caribbean Basin through its marine segment and its concrete segment. The Company’s marine segment provides construction and dredging services relating to marine transportation facility construction, marine pipeline construction, marine environmental structures, dredging of waterways, channels and ports, environmental dredging, design and specialty services. Its concrete segment provides turnkey concrete construction services including place and finish, site prep, layout, forming, and rebar placement for large commercial, structural and other associated business areas. The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas with regional offices throughout its operating areas. The Company’s website is located at:


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