The Weir Group PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Jenkins as Divisional Managing Director of the Group's Power & Industrial Division from 1 January 2011.
Dean (38), an Australian citizen, is a graduate aerospace engineer with extensive experience of engineering materials and logistics best practice, asset management, product development and business restructuring. He has previously worked for Qantas Airlines and the Australian listed infrastructure services company UGL Ltd, most recently as Chief Executive of the latter's Rail Division.
Dean takes over from Phil Clifton who has decided to leave the Group for family reasons. Phil will, however, remain available to the Group until 31 March 2011.
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