Appointment of new COO of Kentz's EPC Business Unit
LONDON, October 15, 2012
LONDON, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz
engineering and construction group, is pleased to announce the appointment of
Tush Doshi as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Kentz's Specialist Engineering,
Procurement and Construction (EPC) Business Unit, effective from the 15
October 2012. James Moore, the current COO of Specialist EPC, is retiring
following a 19 year career with Kentz. James will continue working with Kentz
in a consulting capacity in the near-term to ensure a seamless transition.
Tush Doshi joins Kentz from Jacobs, where he was Vice President of the
European and African Field Services division and prior to that, he was a
Director with Foster Wheeler. Tush was hired by Kentz specifically for his
high level of quality EPC experience, having spent over 21 years with AMEC;
culminating in the role of Director of Gas and Power in the Power and Process
division. Whilst at AMEC, he was responsible for the strategic growth in
several global regions for EPC and oversaw the development of the client
relationships, strategic supply chain, and technology relationships needed to
achieve this growth.
Tush has experience of managing EPC businesses across many regions throughout
the world, including; Australasia, Southern and Northern Africa, China, India,
and the Middle East. Working on EPC projects from front-end engineering, right
through to construction, he has personally managed projects of up to US$1bn in
value, overseen regional spend of up to US$5bn and has experience of business
integration as well as overseeing P&L.
Christian Brown , Chief Executive Officer of Kentz, commented , "From a
pipeline approaching US$13bn, half of the value is from projects that we are
targeting in EPC. Additionally these projects are further up the value chain,
making the opportunity in EPC crucial to the future of Kentz.
"James leaves behind him a solid foundation in our engineering capability and
I thank him on behalf of all at Kentz for his years of hard work. Tush has the
highly specific experience we need to drive the EPC business, a business that
will be invaluable to the next stage of Kentz's development and I welcome him
to the Company."
Tush Doshi, Chief Operating Office of Kentz ' s Specialist EPC Business Unit,
commented, "It is a great time to take on the challenge of growing EPC with
Kentz. The company has seen vast growth over the past few years and the roots
of the business in specialist projects and construction are a huge part of the
company's relationship with existing clients. I look forward to working with
new and existing clients on many exciting projects in the future."
Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which serves a
blue chip client base primarily in the oil, gas, petrochemical, and mining and
metals sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ). In
the year ending December 2011, the company generated revenues of $1.37 billion
and profit before tax of $79.4 million.
Kentz three main Global Business Units are; specialist Engineering,
Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, Construction, and Technical
Support Services (TSS). It has over 14,000 employees in 29 countries and
operates in some of the most remote locations on earth.
Please find further information on the Kentz website http://www.kentz.com
or contact: Kentz Corporation Limited Tel: +44(0)20-3159-4003Paul
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