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.

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