Aurecon appoints new CEO
Global engineering and technical services company Aurecon today announced the appointment of Giam Swiegers as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 February 2015. He will be based in the company’s Sydney office.
Aurecon Chairman, Teddy Daka, said, “After an extensive global search for a new CEO, we are delighted that Giam will be joining Aurecon. He has an outstanding track record as a CEO and is a great cultural fit for us as a business. His South African background and experience in the US and Australia tie well with our large footprint in both Australia and Africa. His track record in building a great culture and an agile, growing business are a great strategic fit for us as an expanding global business.”
Giam leaves his current role as Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Australia after a highly successful 12 years in the role.
With 7 500 staff across ANZ, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for public and private sector clients globally. The result of a three-way merger in 2009 between Australian engineering company Connell Wagner and South African companies Africon and Ninham Shand, the company delivers services across the span of the infrastructure lifecycle in twelve industries.
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Caption: Giam Swiegers (Left), Aurecon Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 February 2015, with Aurecon Chairman, Teddy Daka