Balfour changes executive responsibilities | Construction News

Balfour Beatty has today announced a raft of changes to senior roles.

A statement from the company outlined the extra responsibilities being taken on by some of its top bosses.

Chief executive for major projects Stephen Tarr has been named chief executive for transport, energy and power major projects, with responsibility for Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering, power transmission and distribution and rail added to his duties.

The contractor said the changes align the firm’s energy and transport capabilities under “one executive leader in growth markets where its integrated group-wide multidisciplinary capability is a competitive advantage”.

Managing director of rail and utilities Matt Steele has been named managing director, energy transition and security.

Elsewhere, Michael Dyke has been given additional responsibility for Balfour Beatty’s HS2 Old Oak Common joint venture project, on top of his existing responsibility for the Balfour Beatty Vinci HS2 area north civil engineering packages. His job title is now chief executive of HS2 major projects.

UK construction services chief executive Mark Bullock has assumed executive responsibility for remote surveying systems division Omnicom Balfour Beatty, on top of his various other duties in the role, including oversight of regional buildings, regional civils and M&E arm Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick.

The company’s statement said: “Following the group’s repositioning towards critical infrastructure, these changes better align the business to capitalise on the decade of infrastructure growth in its chosen markets.”

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