Press Release

Appointment of a Non-Executive Director

9 April 2015


Balfour Beatty plc, the international infrastructure group, today announces the appointment of Stuart Doughty CMG as a non-executive Director.

Stuart brings a wealth of civil engineering, construction and infrastructure industry experience to Balfour Beatty’s board having served as the chief executive of engineering company Costain plc, an executive director of Welsh multi-utility company Hyder plc and holding senior roles at John Laing Construction, Alfred McAlpine plc and Tarmac Construction. Previously he was Chairman of Silverdell plc, Somero plc and was the senior non-executive Director at Scott Wilson plc.

Stuart joins the Board with effect from 8 April.

Philip Aiken, Chairman, said: “The Board is delighted to welcome Stuart Doughty.  He brings highly relevant, in-depth experience, having spent 45 years in the construction and infrastructure industry.  His strong track record and experience at Laing, Tarmac, McAlpine and Costain will be particularly valuable to Balfour Beatty as we move to restore the business to profitable performance.”

There are no disclosures required under paragraph 9.6.13(2)-(6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.


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Notes to editors:

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group.

With 36,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth.

We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.

Our main geographies are the UK, US, Middle East and South East Asia. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics' Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong's first Zero Carbon building, the world's biggest shopping mall in Dubai, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

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