Balfour Beatty announces the appointment of Gavin Russell as CEO of its Infrastructure Investments business
Russell will be responsible for the company’s £1.1 billion Infrastructure Investments portfolio across the UK and US. He will report to Leo Quinn, the Group Chief Executive.
He joined Balfour Beatty in 2014 and has had a number of strategic roles within Balfour Beatty, most recently as Finance Director of Balfour Beatty’s Major Projects, Highways and Investments businesses. Previously, he was Group Financial Controller.
‘Infrastructure Investments has a strong trajectory’
Leo Quinn, Balfour Beatty Group chief executive, said: “Our Infrastructure Investments business has long been core to Balfour Beatty’s business model.
“With a continuation of its strategy of investment in attractive new opportunities and disposal of assets timed to optimise value and maximise returns, Infrastructure Investments has a strong positive trajectory. I am therefore delighted to appoint Gavin as CEO with responsibility for driving the portfolio forward.”
Russell is a testament to the organisation’s ongoing commitment to attracting, developing and retaining talented individuals to provide the high-quality leadership required to drive forward world-class infrastructure.
Gavin Russell, CEO, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Investments, added: “I look forward to leading the Infrastructure Investments business and further developing the portfolio of high-quality assets Balfour Beatty has created for the benefit of all stakeholders.”