Leighton Holdings Appoints New Managing Directors

Leighton Holdings today announced the appointment of Managing Directors to its Construction, Mining, PPP, and Engineering businesses.

Construction will be led by David Jurd, who is currently the Executive General Manager of Leighton Contractors’ Infrastructure Division.

Mining will be led by Bruce Munro, who is currently Managing Director of Thiess.

PPPs will be led by Angel Muriel, who is currently Leighton Holdings’ Chief Development Officer.

Engineering will be led by Craig Laslett, who is currently Managing Director of Leighton Contractors.

Ian Edwards will continue to lead Leighton Asia, India and Offshore; Glenn Palin will continue to lead John Holland; and Mark Gray will continue to lead Leighton Properties.

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marcelino Fernández Verdes said: “I am pleased to announce these new appointments and I have great confidence in the leadership, insight and expertise each member of the team will bring to his role.”

Leighton also announced the branding of the construction and mining businesses. The construction business will be branded Leighton Contractors, and mining will be branded Thiess.

Mr Fernández Verdes said: “Keeping these valuable brands will enable us to build on the strong positioning of each of these businesses in the market, as we work towards making Leighton Contractors a global leader in construction and Thiess the global leader in mining.”

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