New managing directors for AMECs Environment Infrastructure business in Europe and the UK


Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom (14 June 2011) "- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has appointed Philip Bourne as Managing Director of the Europe Environment & Infrastructure (E&I) business, reporting to Dr Hisham Mahmoud, President of AMEC E&I. The company also announced the promotion of Richard McLaren to Managing Director for the UK E&I business, reporting to Philip Bourne.

Mr Bourne, who is based in AMEC's Newcastle-upon-Tyne office, is a chartered engineer with 20 years of global experience, predominantly in water and wastewater across Latin America, the Middle East and the UK. Prior to joining AMEC, Mr Bourne served as Regional Director for North Latin America with Halcrow. 

Mr McLaren, also a chartered engineer, was previously a director of Entec, which was acquired by AMEC in 2010. He has been with Entec for 14 years and has been involved in a variety of major multidisciplinary projects across a wide range of sectors.   He is based in the company's Leamington Spa offices.

"I am delighted to welcome Philip to our team and to promote Richard into his new role" said Dr Mahmoud. "Both Philip and Richard come with significant experience in the broad sectors served by E&I, and will play key roles in the continued growth of the business."    

Media contacts:

Francesco Corsi "- AMEC's Environment & Infrastructure business
+44 (0)191 2726128; +44 (0)7989 251759;

Frank Stokes - AMEC plc
+44 (0)1452 872121; +44 (0)7712 008356;

Notes to Editors:

AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services to the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, water and environmental sectors. With annual revenues of almost £3 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers. The company employs more than 25,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See

Photographs of Philip and Richard are available on request.

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