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Opus International Consultants Ltd (Opus) has reported a restructure of its Executive Leadership Team effective immediately.
Hugh Morrison has been appointed as Opus’ new Director of International Growth. He will commence the role on 13 October 2014 replacing the incumbent Alec Webster who retires at the end of 2014.
Opus International Consultants has officially opened its new research and training centre in Petone, Wellington, with the Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. John Key, flicking the switch on its brand new wind tunnel to mark the occasion.
The Annual Meeting of Opus International Consultants shareholders was held today in Wellington.
At today’s Annual Meeting Opus International Consultants’ Chairman, Kerry McDonald, reported strong results for 2013.
Opus’ revenue rose 13% to $459.7m and EBIT by 14% to $34.3m. While NPAT was down 2.6% on 2012, Opus’ delivered a Return on Equity of 17.7% compared with the NZX 50 market capitalisation weighted average of 11.2%. The decrease in NPAT mainly reflects higher interest and tax costs.
Opus is to acquire the business of the New South Wales based survey, civil engineering and water design firm, Bowdens Group Australia Pty Ltd, currently located in Parramatta, Sydney.
Opus International Consultants was one of only seven global finalists for the Leading Consulting Engineers of the Last 100 Years Award at the 2013 International Federation of Consulting Engineers Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) has completed the purchase of Canadian land surveying, engineering and environmental consultancy Stewart Weir. The acquisition, including all legal entities, will add some 550 staff and six offices in Canada, bringing the Opus Canadian team to around 700 staff in 16 offices, and the Opus global team to more than 3,000 staff and 91 offices worldwide. Opus first established in Canada in 2002.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) has reported a steady result for the first six months of 2013.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) announced today the appointment of Azmir Merican as a new director, replacing Suhaimi Halim who resigned from the Board in July 2013. Opus Chairman, Kerry McDonald said that Mr Merican will bring new expertise and provide international input to the Board’s decision making processes.