McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Russo to the newly created position of General Manager – South Australia and Western Australia.

Having joined McConnell Dowell over 15 years ago, Mario has held a number of positions within Group including Project Manager and more recently State Manager for South Australia. The newly created role is positive recognition of his accomplishments in growing our South Australian business, and in direct response to the growth of our Australian business overall. Mario’s broadened accountability covers all McConnell Dowell activities across the two states, including working with our customers and business partners to both grow our business and deliver projects. 

Announcing the appointment, which commences immediately, Managing Director Australia, Jim Frith said...

“Mario’s breadth of knowledge, customer focus and natural leadership qualities make him the ideal person to assume this new and expanded role.”

Reflecting on his appointment, Mario said…

“I’m thrilled to be leading the McConnell Dowell team across these two large and diverse states. I look forward to working with our local customers and business partners to deliver safe, smart and efficient projects that will improve the lives of our communities.”

Mario will become a member of the Australian Leadership Team and will continue to be based in Adelaide.


Mario Russo