Rydon appoints former Kier boss as construction director


Rydon Construction has appointed former Kier Group director Mark Norris as construction director to lead the delivery of all projects across London and the South East

Mark Norris joins Rydon from Kier Group where he was Regional Operations Director, accountable for supporting all aspects of project delivery across six offices in two regions with a combined turnover in excess of £300m. A key part of his role was to identify and drive improvements in quality and safety.

Prior to Kier, Mark Norris spent over 20 years of his career at Wates where he was most recently Operations Director for the Southern Home Counties Region, leading a team of Project Directors and Construction Managers.

Mark Mitchener, Managing Director of Rydon Construction, said: “Mark has the right combination of wide-ranging experience and a dedication to quality. This will ensure Rydon’s long pipeline of work in education, housing & healthcare continues to be delivered to a very high standard for our clients.”

Mark Norris added: “I’m excited to be working for Rydon, a company that shares my passion for industry excellence as well as delivering positive social and economic impact.

“It is a business with a strong financial track record and a fantastic team to drive the business forward.”

Mark succeeds Simon Moore, Constructor Director, who has been with Rydon for 26 years and plans to retire in February 2019.


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