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AMEC Names Pharmaceutical Engineering And Construction Executive To Lead Industrial & PharmaChem Business In Americas

10/19/2005 5:10:21 PM

TORONTO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AMEC has named Angus J. Maciver as President of the Industrial & PharmaChem Division for AMEC in the Americas. Maciver, who is a highly experienced executive with a 30-year background in engineering and construction, will be responsible for overseeing the company's engineering, design and construction management business for clients engaged in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, food and beverage, process and manufacturing industries.

Most recently, Maciver was Senior Vice President of Biopharmaceuticals for Washington Group International, Inc. responsible for the company's BioPharm Division. He previously worked in the firm's London office, with increasing roles in project management and operations until being named General Manager in 1998.

Prior to joining Washington Group's predecessor, Raytheon Engineers and Constructors in 1993, he served in project engineering and construction management roles on international projects in the process, petrochemicals and pharmaceutical industries. Maciver received a Master of Business Administration degree from Kingston University in Surrey, England.

Lasse Petterson, Chief Operating Officer for AMEC Americas said, "The addition of Angus Maciver and his extensive background in pharmaceutical and process industries will complement our global Industrial and PharmaChem objectives and growth strategy for the North American business. Maciver's comprehensive management expertise will bring our deeply skilled resources together for the benefit of client service and project delivery."

Building on his success leading AMEC's Industrial & PharmaChem division, former division President Tim Blackwell will now focus his efforts full-time on his role as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing Communications for AMEC's Americas operations.

AMEC, the international engineering services company, provides design, project delivery and maintenance support to clients in the oil and gas, transport, industrial and infrastructure sectors. AMEC generates annual revenues in excess of US $8 billion and works at the local, national and international levels, employing some 45,000 people throughout the UK, continental Europe, the Americas and some 40 countries worldwide.


CONTACT: Pamela H. Blossom, APR, Director of Communications for AMEC,+1-216-574-6300 ext. 113, or

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