The Americas Region of Lend Lease Appoints New Leadership in its Project Management & Construction Business

Sep 03, 2013, 12:00 ET from Lend Lease

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global integrated property and infrastructure provider Lend Lease is pleased to announce the appointment of Murray Woolcock to Executive General Manager, Strategic Business Units in Lend Lease Americas Project Management & Construction (PM&C) division. Mr. Woolcock will be joining the Americas Region Senior Leadership team and will be based in the Americas Region Corporate headquarters in New York.

As Executive General Manager for  Lend Lease PM&C Strategic Business Units, he will assume overall responsibility for leading and fostering the continuous growth of Lend Lease's PM&C Strategic Business units comprised of PP DoD, Life Sciences, Solar Services, Telecom, and Design Build Integrated Deals.

"I am excited to have Murray join our leadership team, he provides experience in growing businesses across the globe and has a proven operational record of success," said Robert McNamara, Chief Executive Officer Americas. "With his extensive experience encompassing a wide range of sectors including Public Private Partnerships (PPP), healthcare, retail, correctional facilities, commercial, education, residential, infrastructure, and mixed use developments make him the ideal candidate to lead our PM&C Strategic Business Units."

Throughout his career, Murray has held numerous management positions with escalating responsibilities in Lend Lease's different business units across the globe. In his previous leadership roles in the Americas region, he was responsible for leading business activities in Brazil and Canada, with a specific focus on PPP projects, infrastructure development, and real estate opportunities. Prior to joining the Americas Region, he served as the Project Director for Lend Lease's 313@somerest Shopping Mall in Singapore, and in Australia his experience focused on integrated development and construction projects, such as Victoria Harbour, and PPPs  including the $1.1 billion Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.

Lend Lease is a leading international property and infrastructure provider which operates a global management structure focused on four major global geographic regions, comprised of operations in Australia, Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Lend Lease finished its previous financial year on June 30th with a construction backlog revenue of approximately $17.2 billion and a global development pipeline with an estimated end value of approximately $37.4 billion. In Australia Lend Lease is currently developing Barangaroo the largest development project in Sydney's history, in the United Kingdom Lend Lease delivered the 2012 Olympics Athletes Village in London, and in the Americas Lend Lease owns and operates over 40,000 homes for the United States military.

About Lend Lease:

Lend Lease is a leading international property and infrastructure group.  Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and with circa 19,000 employees worldwide, the firm's capabilities span the property and infrastructure spectrum.

The Americas region, headquartered in New York, offers project management & construction, public partnerships, development, asset and property management. Our expertise covers multiple sectors including arts & culture, commercial office, education, government, healthcare, hotels & resorts, industrial, military housing communities, mixed-use, multi-site, pharmaceutical, senior living, solar, transportation and aviation.

We are committed to operating property solutions while forging partnerships and delivering maximum benefits to clients, investors and communities. Safety is our number one priority and Lend Lease is committed to operating Incident & Injury Free wherever we have a presence.

SOURCE Lend Lease