Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies of Carillion

Davies named new Carillion chief

Carillion has announced the appointment of Wates Group chief Andrew Davies as its new chief executive.

Prior to Wates, Davies held a series of senior roles with BAE Systems plc over a 28 year period. He is also a non-executive director of Chemring Group. 

Carillion chairman Philip Green said: “Andrew has the ideal combination of commerciality, operational expertise and relevant sector experience to build on the conclusions of the strategic review and to lead the on-going transformation of the business. 

“His experience and his people focussed personal style are an ideal combination for our business. We are pleased that he has agreed to join us and we are grateful to Keith Cochrane for his interim leadership of Carillion.”