Interserve has poached Balfour Beatty’s head of rail Kevin Murgatroyd to lead its transport division.
Mr Murgatroyd will become Interserve’s new sector director for transport after nearly nine years as part of Balfour Beatty’s executive team.
He held roles as Balfour’s head of plant and director of rail civils division, before becoming the director of rail plant and civils in 2014.
Balfour Beatty’s head of rail leaves for Interserve
During his time at Balfour Beatty, Mr Murgatroyd ran a number of long-term frameworks with major transport clients Network Rail and London Underground.
The new role will see him working alongside Interserve’s senior management team to further grow its transport services arm and to win more work with Network Rail and London Underground.
Mr Murgatroyd said: “Interserve is clearly committed to its transport division and is certainly going places in this sector – I’m delighted to be joining the team at a time when there are such fantastic opportunities for further growth and success.”
Interserve group managing director Guy Bruce said: “Transport is an important sector for us and Kevin brings with him a wealth of industry experience.
“His vast knowledge and expertise will be invaluable in helping our transport clients to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.”