Amey appoints Tyler as chair after ‘difficult period for the sector’

International infrastructure company Amey has announced the appointment of Ian Tyler as non-executive chairman of its board.

Mr Tyler currently sits on the board of four organisations including Bovis Homes and BAE systems and was previously chief executive at Balfour Beatty. He replaces Sir Richard Mottram, who has served as chairman since 2008, this month.

Amey chief executive Andy Milner said: ‘We are really pleased that Ian is joining the board of Amey as non-exec chairman. Ian is a very well qualified and experienced executive and non-executive, who brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm for the sectors in which we operate.

‘On behalf of the Amey board, I would like to thank Sir Richard Mottram for his many years of commitment and service to Amey.’

Mr Tyler said: ‘Following on from a difficult period for the sector, it is clear that the Amey business has navigated this situation well and this is an exciting time to be joining. I look forward to working with the leadership team to realise the Amey ambition of creating better places for people to live, work and travel.’

Amey, has a turnover of £2.2bn and employs 19,000 people internationally with a focus on the UK, but with businesses in Australia and America.

It is owned by Ferrovial, one of the world’s leading infrastructure management and investment companies.

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