New Executive Appointment at Clough

Clough is pleased to announce the appointment of John Galvin to Executive Vice President Australia and Asia Pacific.

John joined Clough in 2018 and brought with him over 30 years of experience in the consulting, manufacturing and construction industries. John has worked across the delivery of large-scale multidiscipline projects, into senior corporate and operational positions in a broad range of roles including the leadership of operational business units, senior corporate service roles and the leadership of a Project Management consulting business. In addition, John is passionate about safety, people development, and diversity in the construction industry.

CEO and Managing Director, Peter Bennett, said “This appointment reflects our increased focus on securing and delivering projects for our clients, and our corporate structure is now more streamlined. I’m looking forward to working with John to ensure Clough continues to safely deliver high performing assets for the infrastructure, mining and energy industries.”

As well as a degree in Civil Engineering from University of Western Australia, John has a MBA from La Trobe University, and has participated in the Harvard Business School’s General Management Program. John will commence with the new role immediately, based in Perth, Western Australia.

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About Clough

Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company established in 1919. Clough delivers challenging high performing assets for the infrastructure, mining, and energy industries underpinned by a dedication to problem solving and getting the job done safely and efficiently. Today, Clough manages a global workforce of over 2000 people from operating centres across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Africa, UK, and North America that strive for the best in everything, setting new safety and performance benchmarks every single day.

Clough is a wholly owned subsidiary of Murray & Roberts, a multinational group that focusses its expertise on delivering sustainable and fit-for-purpose project engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions. The Group delivers its capabilities into three global market sectors: metals & minerals; oil & gas, and power & water.

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