The Australian Constructors Association has appointed a new president of its board, replacing Cathal O’Rourke, who has served as President since November 2020.
Duncan Gibb, CEO, Construction Australia – Fulton Hogan, has been appointed as the new President of the Board.
Mr Gibb has served as a Director on the Board since 2017 and Treasurer since 2020. He has over 35 years’ experience working in the construction industry across Australia and New Zealand.
Mr Gibb is passionately committed to improving the sustainability and productivity of the construction industry through government and industry collaboration.
“I feel privileged to take on the role of President at a time when the construction industry is united in driving positive change. The association is taking major strides in progressing reform initiatives through government and industry partnerships.
“The construction industry has been tasked with rebuilding the economy and now is the time to seize the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy,” Mr Gibb said.
Former President of the Board, Mr O’Rourke, is optimistic Mr Gibb is well placed to guide the sector and the construction industry will emerge stronger than ever.
Mr O’Rourke said it had been a privilege to serve the membership of the Australian Constructors Association and the broader industry.
Australian Constructors Association CEO, Jon Davies, said, “Cathal has provided invaluable and tireless support, and has been instrumental in progressing the change agenda. Our heartfelt thanks and gratitude go to him.”
The Australian Constructors Association represents leading construction and infrastructure contracting companies and is dedicated to creating a sustainable construction industry for Australia.
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