Darren James succeeds Brendan Kerr as chief executive officer of Keltbray
KELTBRAY, UK specialists in engineering, construction, demolition, decommissioning and remediation services, have announced the appointment of Darren James as the company’s new chief executive officer. He succeeds Brendan Kerr, who has taken up the role of executive chairman of the Keltbray Group.
Mr James has extensive experience in the construction and infrastructure sectors, having led high-profile programmes for both public and private sector clients across the UK. Prior to joining Keltbray, Mr James spent more than 30 years at Costain Group where he held a number of senior roles before becoming chief operating officer.
Mr Kerr commented: ‘I am delighted with this appointment and welcome Darren [James] to the Keltbray Group. He brings with him extensive experience across the key UK construction and infrastructure sectors where we operate. I look forward to him leading the team, driving growth through long-term client relationships and delivering on the potential that our unique capabilities create.’
Commenting on his appointment, Mr James said: ‘I am delighted to be appointed chief executive of the Keltbray Group and am very much looking forward to working with my new colleagues, customers and stakeholders in meeting today’s challenges.’