9 March 2011 – Rod Leaver will be the new Lend Lease chief executive officer for Asia after the
departure of EngPeng Ooi, who is leaving after 30 years with the group, with Mr Leaver’s
role as CEO of the Australian business to be taken over by Mark Menhinnitt.
Lend Lease Group CEO and managing director, Steve McCann said “Eng has played a key role
in strengthening our operating platform in Asia in recent years and I would like to thank him
for his outstanding 30 year contribution to Lend Lease. We wish him every success in his future
Mark Menhinnitt, previously Lend Lease’s group head of infrastructure development, will be the
new CEO for the Australian business from 1 April. In his 23 years with the group Mr Menhinnitt
has held leadership roles in the company including global CEO of the project management and
construction business, heading the public partnerships business in the Americas, and leading the
Australian residential development business.
In other moves Andrew Wilson, formerly CEO of Laing O’Rourke Australia, will join in mid May as
managing director, development, for Sydney’s $6 billion Barangaroo South urban regeneration
Murray Coleman, previously group head of project management and construction, has been
appointed managing director for the Australian project management and construction business with
group responsibility for environment, health and safety and risk and Insurance.
Tony Costantino, formerly managing director of the Australian project management and
construction business, is now executive director of this business.
Michael Connolly will join Lend Lease as head of integration to assist in the integration of the
Valemus businesses. Mr Connolly Joins from the Leighton Group and commence in May and will
report to Scott Charlton, Lend Lease group director of operations.
Lend Lease bought the construction contractor Valemus last December. It was formerly a division
of Conneq (previously named Bilfinger Berger Services). Under the terms of the conditional sale of
Valemus, Mark Elliott, managing director of Conneq, will be leaving at the end of March. He will be
replaced by David Marchant, former CEO of Australian Rail and Track Corporation.