Mott MacDonald has announced that board director Mike Haigh will be the new managing director of its £1.6bn global business.
Haigh, who joined the company in 1981 as a graduate engineer, will manage 16,000 staff globally. During his time at Mott he has specialised in the water sector. Most recently he was managing director of Mott MacDonald’s Europe and Africa region which has over 7,000 staff and generates mpre than £820M in revenues.
“As an employee for over 30 years I know just how innovative and creative Mott MacDonald can be. The needs of the world’s population and technology are changing fast and we have tremendous opportunities to work with our clients and partners to create clever, intelligent solutions that enhance value for them, their stakeholders and the wider society. There are exciting times ahead for our industry and Mott MacDonald and I’m delighted to be taking up this role, working with such talented colleagues,” said Haigh.
Mott MacDonald chairman Keith Howells added: “I’ve known Mike since he joined us as a graduate, and I’m delighted to have him running our worldwide operations in his new role as group managing director, building on his experience of managing our Europe, UK and Africa, and Middle East and South Asia businesses.”