Mr Dunn will be based at Leighton’s office in West Perth and will be responsible for the construction business across Western Australia, including existing contracts held with Chevron, BHP Billiton and Alcoa Australia.
Mr Dunn is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland. He joins the company from the Al Habtoor Leighton Group in Dubai where he held the position of Executive General Manager Group Services, Associated Businesses and Major Projects Group.
Before moving to the Middle East in 2005, he held senior positions with Downer EDI, which included leading its design and construction operations in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Singapore. Mr Dunn also previously held a position with Concrete Constructions.
Leighton Executive General Manager of the Construction Division Mike Metcalfe said “Graeme has over 20 years’ experience in the civil engineering and construction industries and brings a wealth of leadership, business and operational experience to the company.
“He has made a considerable contribution to the wider Leighton Group previously, and we are delighted to have such a high calibre industry professional to consolidate and grow our construction business in Western Australia.”
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