McConnell Dowell appoints Group Technical Director – Marine

McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce the appointment of Koen Zuijdgeest as Group Technical Director - Marine. Koen brings a strong track record of ports & marine, deep foundations and heavy civil infrastructure experience in technical, operational and business leadership roles. He has worked in several large multi-disciplinary construction and EPC(M) organisations across North & South America, Europe, West Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

McConnell Dowell has a long and proud history of delivering iconic marine projects for our customers across Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the Pacific. The group has a strong orderbook and a future pipeline of complex and exciting marine opportunities to support continued growth of the business.

In announcing the appointment to this important role, Executive General Manager for Engineering, Technology and Innovation, James Glastonbury said

“The Group Technical Director - Marine is a key role in the business to help shape compelling and creative solutions for our clients and to ensure we have delivery teams equipped with industry leading capability and performance. This appointment represents a continued investment in the Group’s strategic focus on the marine sector. “ 

Reflecting on his appointment Koen said “It is exciting to be working across the business on broadening McConnell Dowell’s range of marine services for our customers, together developing engineering-led solutions for complex nearshore projects of today, and to also help shape the skills, technology and thinking needed to address the marine challenges of tomorrow with a sustainable mindset.”

 Koen will be based in the Group’s Perth office.

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