Press Release

Directorate Changes

21 November 2014


Balfour Beatty announces that Belinda Richards and Bill Thomas have resigned from the Board as non-executive directors with effect from today.

Steve Marshall, Executive Chairman, said : “Belinda and Bill have served Balfour Beatty through a challenging period in the company's development and leave with our thanks for their contribution.  

“As previously announced, Leo Quinn joins as our Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2015, while the searches for a new non-executive Chairman and a Chief Financial Officer are being actively progressed.  A non-executive director search process will now be initiated.” 


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Notes to Editors

Balfour Beatty ( is an international infrastructure group that delivers world class services essential to the development, creation and care of infrastructure assets; from finance and development, through design and project management to construction and maintenance. Our businesses draw on more than 100 years of experience to deliver the highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise to our clients principally in the UK and the USA, with developing businesses in Australia, Canada, the Middle East and South East Asia. With proven expertise in delivering infrastructure critical to support communities and society today and in the future, our key market sectors focus on infrastructure - transportation (roads, rail and aviation), power and energy, water, and complex buildings (both commercial and social).

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