Skanska AB, a construction and design firm in Boston, has named Harwich native Paul Hewins as president and CEO of its USA Building Unit, according to a statement from the company. 

In his new role, Hewins will be responsible for all building operations across the United States. He is a 32-year industry veteran, 19 of those with Skanska, and most recently served as the company's chief operating officer and oversaw building operations in New York, New Jersey, Tennessee and Ohio. He has previously held the same role for other Skanska regions including New England and Pennsylvania.

Hewins will be based in Boston, according to the statement.

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