Well-established British infrastructure group Laing O’Rourke has appointed Gary Wells as their new UK Infrastructure managing director.
Next month Wells will be joining Laing O’Rourke from Al Naboodah Construction Group, where he was the chief executive officer. His experience with Al Naboodah, the largest privately-owned UAE-based construction group, boasting a turnover of £500m, has provided Wells with a comprehensive understanding of UK and international commercial drivers.
Laing O’Rourke Chief Executive, Anna Stewart, states: “Gary is a dynamic, internationally-focussed infrastructure specialist with an extensive professional network developed within the industry.
“He is an outstanding addition to the Europe Hub senior team, and I know his contributions will accelerate our strategic ambitions to develop our unique business offering through excellence in delivery, reinforcing our brand as a tier one provider in the UK.”
Before his work with Al Naboodah Construction, Wells undertook five years at Murray and Roberts, three of which were spent in South Africa, where the delivery of large-scale mechanical infrastructure projects was his focus.
Earlier in his career Wells spent 15 years with the Costain Group, dealing with operational, strategic and project delivery roles.