PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY) announced today the appointment of Peter T. Pruitt, Jr. as a director. Mr. Pruitt, a Certified Public Accountant, is a Senior Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP and has been an auditor with Deloitte for over 40 years. During his career at Deloitte, Mr. Pruitt has served in multiple firm-level leadership roles and currently serves as Deloitte's Office Managing Partner for Florida and Puerto Rico. In connection with Mr. Pruitt's appointment, Dycom's Board of Directors approved a resolution to increase the number of board members from eight to nine. The appointment, effective November 19, 2018, is for a term extending until Dycom's 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Dycom is a leading provider of specialty contracting services throughout the United States. These services include project management, engineering, construction, maintenance and installation services for telecommunications providers, underground facility locating services for various utilities, including telecommunications providers, and other construction and maintenance services for electric and gas utilities.