Colas has announced the arrival of David Ogden as its new Operations Director.
He joins the company with responsibility for the regional contracting activities in highways and aviation across the UK.
For over 20 years, Mr Ogden has successfully delivered divisional and national accountabilities in operational, commercial, procurement and financial disciplines within the Construction, Utilities and Highways
For the last five years, he has been Business Director for Highways at
Amey, responsible for Local Government Highways, Streetlighting, Traffic Management and Ministry of Defence businesses, and also leading the business development and growth strategy for the highways division.
Faical Lahmamsi, Executive Director of Operations & Industrial activities at Colas said: “I am delighted to welcome David to our team at this exciting time for Colas in the progression of our strategic growth plan. We have ambitious plans to continually improve how we deliver our services and Mr Ogden brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, leadership and business delivery as well as strong client relationship management.”
Mr Ogden added “I am very excited to be joining Colas and be part of a successful international group. I look forward to bringing my own experiences to help Colas fulfil its growth ambitions and build on the
progress to date. The business has embarked on a transformation journey and I am delighted to have the opportunity to play a part in this significant investment for the benefit of our clients, stakeholders and the wider public.”