20 July 2021
Balfour Beatty plc the international infrastructure group confirms that, as announced on 13 May 2021, Charles Allen, Lord Allen of Kensington, CBE, will today take over as Chair of Balfour Beatty plc.
He succeeds Philip Aiken, AM who will remain as a Non-Executive Director of Balfour Beatty plc until he steps down on 31 July 2021.
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Notes to editors:
· Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group with 26,000 employees driving the delivery of powerful new solutions, shaping thinking, creating skylines and inspiring a new generation of talent to be the change-makers of tomorrow.
· We finance, develop, build, maintain and operate the increasingly complex and critical infrastructure that supports national economies and deliver projects at the heart of local communities.
· Over the last 112 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including: the £1.5 billion A14 improvement scheme - Britain's biggest road project; Hong Kong's HK$5.5 billion world-class harbour theatre project for the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; and the 12.5 mile $429 million North Metro Commuter Rail line in Colorado, US.