AMEC appoints John Connolly as Chairman


London, United Kingdom (19 May 2011) - AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, announces today that John Connolly will succeed Jock Green-Armytage as Chairman.

John Connolly is due to retire from his current role as Chief Executive Deloitte UK and Global Chairman of Deloitte Touche Tohamatsu on 31 May 2011 and will join the AMEC board on 1 June 2011.

Jock Green-Armytage said: "I am pleased that, following a thorough process led by Tim Faithfull, Senior Independent Director, John will be joining our board as my successor. He has extensive experience in building a global business based on the skills and talents of its employees. I am certain this will be invaluable in shaping AMEC's continued success.

"It has been an honour to work with the people of AMEC since 1996, firstly as a non-executive director and more recently as Chairman. I am extremely proud of what we have achieved together."

John Connolly said: "I am delighted to be joining the board of AMEC at such an exciting point in its development. I look forward to guiding the team in the successful delivery of the Vision 2015 growth strategy."

Tim Faithfull added: "I would like to welcome John to AMEC and thank Jock for his significant contribution over the last 15 years. We wish him every success in the future."

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