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All change at Carillion

Struggling UK construction and support services company, Carillion which issued a full year profit warning in July has announced that after only nine months as Group Finance Director, Zafar Khan, has left the company with immediate effect.

In a statement the firm also announced that it had made a number of new appointments to the Group Executive.

Emma Mercer has been appointed Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. Since joining Carillion in 2008, she has held several senior positions, most recently Finance Director of the UK construction business, prior to which she was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Carillion Canada.

Lee Watson has been appointed Chief Transformation Officer on secondment from Ernst & Young LLP (‘EY’). Watson has been a Partner at EY since 2008 during which time he has advised on numerous transformations and restructurings for UK companies. His appointment is effective immediately.

Andy Jones, currently President and Chief Executive of Carillion Canada, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and will take up this role on 1 October 2017.

In addition, the company announced that Richard Howson, Chief Operating Officer, Adam Green, Managing Director Carillion Construction Services and Nigel Taylor, Managing Director Carillion Services, will be leaving the Company on 30 September. Shaun Carter, Group Strategy Director, will be leaving the Company by the end of the year.

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