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Balfour Beatty promotes trio to UK leadership roles

Balfour Beatty has announced the promotion of three new leaders to its UK construction services business.

Steve Helliwell has replaced Amanda Fisher as managing director for Balfour Beatty Living Places.

Mr Helliwell joined Balfour Beatty as operations director from Amey in 2013, having served as MD of Amey’s logistics business division.

Since joining Balfour Beatty, he has led its work with local authorities on generating returns from highways and public realm assets.

Amanda Fisher has joined Amey as its MD for facilities management, defence and justice.

Jon Winter has been appointed as managing director for Balfour Beatty’s regional construction business in the South.

Mr Winter has been with Balfour Beatty for 30 years and replaces John Keaveney, who CN revealed last month would be leaving the business after 10 years.

Thomas Edgcumbe has been named MD for Balfour Beatty’s regional construction business in the North & Midlands.

Mr Edgcumbe joined the contractor in 2012 as head of finance for the rail business and had most recently been leading Balfour Beatty’s rail regional projects business.

He replaces Mark Farrah, who will leave Balfour in August to pursue other opportunities.

The trio will report into Balfour’s UK Construction Services MD Dean Banks (pictured).

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