Carillion has announced changes to its senior leadership team.
Emma Mercer has been appointed chief financial officer effective immediately. Since joining Carillion in 2008, Mercer has held several senior positions, most recently finance director of the UK construction business, prior to which she was chief financial officer and senior vice president of Carillion Canada.
Lee Watson has been appointed chief transformation officer on secondment from EY. Watson has been a partner at EY since 2008 during which time he has advised on numerous transformations and restructurings for UK companies. His appointment is effective immediately.
Andy Jones, currently president and chief executive of Carillion Canada, has been appointed chief operating officer and will take up this role effective October 1st.
In addition, the company has announced that chief operating officer Richard Howson, managing director of Carillion Construction Services Adam Green, and managing director of Carillion Services Nigel Taylor will be leaving the company on September 30th. Group strategy director Shaun Carter will be leaving the company by the end of the year.