Balfour Beatty signs up ex-GPS projects chief

2 April 2013

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Balfour Beatty Construction Services has appointed Martin Chown as director of procurement and supply chain management.

In his new role, Chown, previously director of government procurement projects at the Government Procurement Service (GPS), will be responsible for driving Balfour Beatty’s Supply Chain Excellence programme, focusing on achieving better engagement with suppliers and developing long-term relationships to deliver efficiency and innovation for customers.

Barry Perrin, chief finance officer at Balfour Beatty, said in a statement: “Balfour Beatty is committed to supply chain excellence. Our customers’ success depends on our ability to collaborate successfully with our supply chain partners to improve safety, sustainability, innovation and efficiency.

“Martin joins us at an exciting time, with the opportunity to significantly drive our Supply Chain Excellence programme forward.”

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