O’Brien goes outside family for new directors

Grant Prior 10 years ago
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Civil engineering and groundworks specialist O’Brien Contractors has appointed two new directors from outside the O’Brien family for the first time in the company’s history.

The internal promotions see Stuart Chamberlain and Phil Griffiths  join Peter and Michael O’Brien on the Board of Directors.

Chamberlain has been with O’Brien Contractors for five years and has been promoted from his position as Operations Manager.

Chamberlain’s expertise lies in contract management and he will continue to develop O’Brien’s role as a main contractor, incorporating specialist Design & Build projects in civils and infrastructure.

Griffiths has been with the company for six years as Commercial Manager leading the drive for finding new clients.

His responsibilities as director will be controlling commercial activities whilst developing the business, identifying markets and working to ensure the needs of clients are met.

Managing Director, Peter O’Brien, said: “The business will benefit hugely from the skills and knowledge that these two new Directors will bring to the board.

“The existing senior management team recognises that the future of the company, and security of its employees, lies in the strength of its management team and workforce.

“These appointments consolidate and strengthen the Board of Directors and bring with them extensive experience of commercial contracting.

“The appointments will positively position the company for commercial success and the next phase of growth.”

 

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