Karen Campbell has been appointed executive general manager to Lend Lease’s project management and construction business.
Ms Campbell, who joins the company from telecoms giant Telefonica, will take on responsibility for developing new and existing customer relationships and building the contractor’s pipeline.
She will report directly to Michael Dyke, executive director for Lend Lease’s project management and construction business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
She previously managed Telefonica’s global poperty portfolio and was instrumental in securing its global headquarters in London’s West End.
Prior to that she was at BT where she ran their £650m central London portfolio.
Mr Dyke said: “Karen is an outstanding individual and will be a significant asset for Lend Lease as we increase our bench-strength at the top table. Our pipeline is picking up pace and Karen will play a key role in developing it further while ensuring customer care remains our top priority.”
Ms Campbell said: “This is an exciting time to be joining Lend Lease. The company is global and in serious growth mode with a great pipeline of construction projects. I’m looking forward to delivering a strategy which will accelerate the company’s expansion programme.”