Amey appoints new head of its Owen Williams business stream

01 November 2006
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Amey, a leading support services company, today announced the appointment of Damian McHale as Head of Owen Williams, a business stream of Amey. 

Damian said: "I am excited to be working at Amey. Since the acquisition of Owen Williams, Amey has become the third largest consultant in the UK in the road/rail sectors and I am looking forward to taking advantage of the opportunities that this new role will bring."

Damian brings to the role specialist knowledge of the transport technology, network operation, infrastructure and consulting industries, and significant experience of government outsourced service delivery and change management.

Chris Webster, Executive Director, Amey, said: "Amey holds a unique position in the marketplace as a truly integrated end-to-end services provider. This is a very exciting time for Amey and I look forward to working with Damian to build on our current success and continue to develop the expertise that we provide through our Owen Williams business stream."

Damian joins Amey from Serco Integrated Transport where he was Group Director for International Business. Prior to this he held senior roles in the field of commercial aviation, avionics and flight simulation working for Canadian Marconi and CAE electronics in Montreal Canada. He began his career with Singer Link Miles in the UK.

Notes to the Editor

Amey is a leading provider of integrated business and infrastructure services to the public and private sector and is working closely with central and local government to develop major projects, including PFI and PPP projects, in the education, health, transport and defence sectors. Services range from the management of large scale transportation infrastructure to the delivery of professional and back office services, all of which are underpinned by leading-edge technology and a genuine partnering philosophy.  Since 2003, Amey has been part of Grupo Ferrovial, one of the largest services and construction groups in Europe.

In February 2006 Amey acquired professional support services provider, Owen Williams. Owen Williams is the professional services division of Amey, providing management and consultancy services, for clients in strategic highways and transportation, railways, operational services and local government sectors.

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