New MD For Liviero Civil Engineering
Martijn Groot has been appointed managing director of Liviero Civil Engineering.
Groot was previously the business unit’s acting managing director and prior to that, he was the Liviero Civil Engineering operations executive.
“Since joining Liviero Civils more than 10 years ago, Martijn has been involved in many of our key projects, including the Bapong Traffic Centre, Woodmead Retail Park, Witkoppen Corner, Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, Simon Vermooten and Ganyesa contracts,” reveals Liviero Group CEO Neil Cloete.
“His appointment signals a new era for Liviero Civil Engineering. The executive team under Martijn’s leadership is youthful, vibrant and energetic. These are the positive characteristics that Liviero Civil Engineering needs as we implement a strategy to extract value in a depressed market. Our aim is to enable our clients to reap the benefits of a more transparent and communicative civil engineering operation, which is also better aligned to the goals of the group,” concludes Cloete.
PPC names interim Chairman
Cement and lime producer PPC, has appointed Peter Nelson as the company’s interim Chairman. This follows the retirement of former Chairman Bheki Sibiya.
In January this year Nelson was appointed to the PPC board as an independent non-executive director.
His experience covers manufacturing, mining, telecommunications, healthcare, leisure, property, packaging and the motor industry in listed and private entities in South Africa, the UK, Zimbabwe and Nigeria and he has served as Chief Financial Officer on several boards, including Telkom, Netcare and Mondi.