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Leadership changes at Downer EDI Works

Leadership changes at Downer EDI Works

Downer EDI Limited today announced leadership changes affecting Downer EDI Works in New Zealand.

David Cattell has been appointed chief executive officer of Downer EDI Works in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom, while Cos Bruyn has been appointed chief operating officer for Downer EDI Works in New Zealand.  Cos Bruyn will report to David Cattell and replaces Peter Reidy who was recently appointed chief executive officer of Downer EDI’s global Consulting Services Group.

As chief executive of global Consulting Services, Peter Reidy will report directly to Downer EDI group chief executive, Brent Waldron.  David Cattell also reports to Brent Waldron.

“Peter Reidy produced strong results in terms of development of people and customer relationships,” David Cattell said.

"We are pleased that with Peter Reidy moving to lead our global consulting business that someone with Cos Bruyn’s local knowledge and experience is available to continue to build the New Zealand business,” he said.

Mr Bruyn said he looked forward to continuing with the company’s significant investment programme in people, plant and customer systems in the New Zealand market. 

Cos Bruyn used to be General Manager Operations in New Zealand for three years and has returned after 12 months in Australia as Executive General Manager NSW/Queensland.


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