Dr David Prentice has been appointed Chief Executive of Opus International Consultants Limited to replace retiring Chief Executive, Dr Kevin Thompson. David is currently Director of Opus in the United Kingdom, based in Bristol.
Opus International Consultants’ net profit after tax for the first half of this year was $10.4 million, well ahead of the $5.1 million profit recorded for the same period last year.
Dr Kevin Thompson has advised Opus International Consultants Limited of his intention to retire as Chief Executive with effect from 30 September 2010.
The Annual Meeting of Opus International Consultants (Opus) shareholder’s was held today in Wellington.
At Opus International Consultant’s Annual Meeting today, Chairman, Kerry McDonald said that 2009 had been a challenging but ultimately successful year for Opus, in spite of the serious recession in many economies.
New Zealand’s largest infrastructure consultancy provider, Opus International Consultants (Opus) has reported another good year.
Following the successful integration with its parent company in 2007, Opus Qantec McWilliam has now been renamed as Opus International Consultants (Australia) Pty Ltd. This change will strengthen the Opus brand internationally, and will help to further build its reputation as a successful professional services consultancy, providing a diverse range of engineering services.
The Minister of Transport, Steven Joyce, will join an array of Auckland dignitaries including Local Government Minister Rodney Hide and the Mayor of Auckland, John Banks, to officially open a state of the art new Newmarket train station at a special celebration hosted by the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) and KiwiRail on Thursday. Customers will begin using the new station from Monday 18th January when train services resume in Auckland after a three week period to enable redevelopment work to occur around the rail network.
Auckland’s Clear Harbour Alliance, a jointly funded project by Metrowater and Auckland City Council that involved engineering companies Opus International Consultants, GHD and contractor Downer EDI Works was recognised as a Highly Commended Team of Excellence in a Project Alliance at the Alliancing Association of Australasia’s (AAA) Excellence Awards in Melbourne.
Following the successful integration with its parent company in March last year, Opus Joynes Pike Ltd has now been rebranded as Opus.