The Owen Pugh Group has welcomed Graeme Cochrane as Managing Director of Civil Engineering in a role which sees him head up the division following the implementation of a new business structure designed to position the company for further growth. The reorganisation is designed to streamline and more effectively communicate the full scope of Owen Pugh’s businesses, and to improve customer service across its operations.
Graeme, who is a Chartered Engineer and has over 10 years’ experience in the sector will have responsibility for the civil engineering team as part of the new structure. The new division covers all areas of civil engineering including infrastructure projects, highways, structures, coastal, earthworks, demolition, drainage and public realm works.
Graeme, who lives in Wynyard, joins the team from his post as Head of Construction Projects at Capita Property and Infrastructure having previously worked at Laing O’Rourke for more than seven years in various roles including working in Australia on Sydney port Botany Terminal 3.
Commenting on his appointment, Graeme said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the team at a time when operational processes are being sharpened. I look forward to helping to integrate the individual parts of the business to enable Owen Pugh to capitalise on future growth in civil engineering sector.”
John Dickson, Chairman of Owen Pugh Group, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Graeme to the business – his wealth of experience is proving to be a valuable addition to the board of directors as we look to communicate the full scope of business and improve customer service across all operations.”