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Skanska appoints new CFO

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Skanska UK has appointed Meliha Duymaz as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. Meliha, an established finance leader with a breadth of experience across services, operations and major construction projects, will report to president and CEO, Gregor Craig and takes up her new post later this year.

Meliha joins Skanska UK from Network Rail, where she is currently Finance Director for the eastern region running from London to Scotland, its largest regional business with 10,000 employees. In this role she has overseen a significant portion of Network Rail’s investment budget in multi-billion-pound programmes and projects. Prior to this Meliha served as Managing Director for the Anglia Route, leading multifunctional teams responsible for infrastructure management and service delivery for some of the most intensely operated rail routes into London.

Before joining Network Rail in 2012, Meliha worked for a diverse range of organisations including Serco and Huntsworth.

Gregor Craig, President and CEO of Skanska UK said, “I am delighted that Meliha will be joining us, bringing with her broad experience across a variety of sectors. We look forward to welcoming her to Skanska.”

Meliha replaces current CFO Kelly Gangotra, who is leaving the business to take on a significant new opportunity outside the sector.

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