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Changes at the top of Colas Ltd, the British subsidiary of Colas Group


Changes at the top of Colas Ltd, the British subsidiary of Colas Group

Lee Rushbrooke, Chief Executive Officer of Colas Ltd, the British subsidiary of Colas Group, will step down on 3rd September after seven years at the helm to take on a new Executive role within the Colas Group in the USA.

Executive Director Carl Fergusson will be appointed Chief Executive Officer Designate with effect from 2nd July.  Both will work closely on transition.

Carl Fergusson who has 30 years with Colas, recently spearheaded an 18-month strategic review of the company which aims to reposition Colas in the marketplace.

Lee Rushbrooke says: ‘I have had 32 enjoyable years with my career at Colas Ltd with my various roles from trainee through to CEO. The Company has seen significant change over the years and is now ready to implement and deliver against our new strategy. Aligned to the Group One Colas Strategy and DGI Route 22 roadmap, the future plans for our business in the UK & overseas are strong. We have the full support from our shareholder for our ambitious growth aspirations as we position ourselves to capitalise on the significant infrastructure investment promised over the next 5 years.  I am extremely proud of what we have achieved and thank my colleagues, customers and friends in the industry for their support over the years’.

Carl Fergusson says: ‘I am pleased to be leading the ongoing transformation of Colas Ltd and look forward to implementing our growth plans which will draw upon the strength of the International Colas Group and bring greater value to our customers through improved productivity, efficiency and our reputation for innovation’.

The moves highlight the focus placed by the Colas Group on investing in key markets, global mobility, providing career progression and deploying international experience.