CIMIC Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

CIMIC Group appoints Chief Executive Officer
CIMIC Chief Executive Officer Pedro Vicente. Image: CIMIC Group.

CIMIC Group has announced the promotion of Pedro Vicente to CIMIC Chief Executive Officer, from Executive General Manager Operations, effective immediately.

Vicente was formerly CIMIC Group Executive General Manager Operations. Vicente has more than 25 years of international experience in the delivery of major construction, services and resources projects, including managing Dragados Australia and Leighton Asia.

Juan Santamaria, currently Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CIMIC, will continue to serve as Executive Chairman. He has also accepted a position as Chief Executive Officer of Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, SA (ACS). ACS is the largest shareholder in HOCHTIEF, which is currently completing its 100 per cent acquisition of CIMIC.

Santamaria said he was confident CIMIC will continue its positive momentum.

“Pedro has strong knowledge of our business and more than 25 years of international experience in the contracting industry. He has direct experience in our Australian and Asian operations, and formerly led Dragados Australia and Leighton Asia,” he said.

Vicente said he was honoured to be part of the team.

“I am excited and privileged to get to work as Chief Executive Officer of CIMIC. The CIMIC team is leading the transformation of our industries by using intelligent technologies in every phase of our projects and delivering infrastructure and services that achieve sustainable outcomes for the environment and our communities,” he said.

Pedro holds a Master of Civil Engineering from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain and is a member of the Spanish Association of Civil Engineers.



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