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Opus International Consultants Ltd (Opus) has reported a restructure of its Executive Leadership Team effective immediately.
Gurjit Sangha, P.Eng., has been appointed to the role of President, Opus DaytonKnight. He commences the role on October 16, 2014 and succeeds the retiring John Boyle, P.Eng.
Hugh Morrison has been appointed as Opus’ new Director of International Growth. He will commence the role on 13 October 2014 replacing the incumbent Alec Webster who retires at the end of 2014.
Opus Stewart Weir is proud to announce the recent election of Rob Lonson to the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Board of Directors. Rob Lonson is the Vice President of Engineering with over 22 years in Heavy Civil, Highway and Municipal Infrastructure experience. Rob grew up in Alberta and graduated from the University of Alberta with a BSc. in Civil Engineering (Co-op). He has lived in many cities and has worked on projects across Alberta and British Columbia.
The Annual Meeting of Opus International Consultants shareholders was held today in Wellington.
At today’s Annual Meeting Opus International Consultants’ Chairman, Kerry McDonald, reported strong results for 2013.
Opus’ revenue rose 13% to $459.7m and EBIT by 14% to $34.3m. While NPAT was down 2.6% on 2012, Opus’ delivered a Return on Equity of 17.7% compared with the NZX 50 market capitalisation weighted average of 11.2%. The decrease in NPAT mainly reflects higher interest and tax costs.
Opus Stewart Weir is pleased to announce that it has entered into a business arrangement to provide Synodon Inc. (”Synodon”) [TSXV-SYD] our iPad application called SWiTab and add a mobile operational asset management capability to its realSens™ advanced pipeline integrity management services.
Opus is to acquire the business of the New South Wales based survey, civil engineering and water design firm, Bowdens Group Australia Pty Ltd, currently located in Parramatta, Sydney.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) had a strong year with improved top line performance and increased profitability from its offshore markets.
Opus International Consultants was one of only seven global finalists for the Leading Consulting Engineers of the Last 100 Years Award at the 2013 International Federation of Consulting Engineers Conference in Barcelona, Spain.