Appointment of new COO of Kentz’s EPC Business Unit
LONDON, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz engineering
and construction group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tush Doshi as Chief
Operating Officer (COO) of Kentz’s Specialist Engineering, Procurement and Construction
(EPC) Business Unit, effective from the 15 October 2012. James Moore, the current COO of
Specialist EPC, is retiring following a 19 year career with Kentz. James will continue
working with Kentz in a consulting capacity in the near-term to ensure a seamless
Tush Doshi joins Kentz from Jacobs, where he was Vice President of the European and
African Field Services division and prior to that, he was a Director with Foster Wheeler.
Tush was hired by Kentz specifically for his high level of quality EPC experience, having
spent over 21 years with AMEC; culminating in the role of Director of Gas and Power in the
Power and Process division. Whilst at AMEC, he was responsible for the strategic growth in
several global regions for EPC and oversaw the development of the client relationships,
strategic supply chain, and technology relationships needed to achieve this growth.
Tush has experience of managing EPC businesses across many regions throughout the
world, including; Australasia, Southern and Northern Africa, China, India, and the Middle
East. Working on EPC projects from front-end engineering, right through to construction,
he has personally managed projects of up to US$1bn in value, overseen regional spend of up
to US$5bn and has experience of business integration as well as overseeing P&L.
Christian Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Kentz, commented, “From a pipeline
approaching US$13bn, half of the value is from projects that we are targeting in EPC.
Additionally these projects are further up the value chain, making the opportunity in EPC
crucial to the future of Kentz.
“James leaves behind him a solid foundation in our engineering capability and I thank
him on behalf of all at Kentz for his years of hard work. Tush has the highly specific
experience we need to drive the EPC business, a business that will be invaluable to the
next stage of Kentz’s development and I welcome him to the Company.”
Tush Doshi, Chief Operating Office of Kentz’s Specialist EPC Business Unit, commented,
“It is a great time to take on the challenge of growing EPC with Kentz. The company has
seen vast growth over the past few years and the roots of the business in specialist
projects and construction are a huge part of the company’s relationship with existing
clients. I look forward to working with new and existing clients on many exciting projects
in the future.”
Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which serves a blue chip
client base primarily in the oil, gas, petrochemical, and mining and metals sectors. It is
listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ). In the year ending December 2011, the
company generated revenues of $1.37 billion and profit before tax of $79.4 million.
Kentz three main Global Business Units are; specialist Engineering, Procurement and
Construction (EPC) services, Construction, and Technical Support Services (TSS). It has
over 14,000 employees in 29 countries and operates in some of the most remote locations on
Please find further information on the Kentz website http://www.kentz.com or contact: Kentz Corporation Limited Tel: +44(0)20-3159-4003 Paul Youens Ronan Tyrrell email@example.com Tavistock Communications Tel: +44(0)20-7920-3150 Matt Ridsdale Mike Bartlett Emily Fenton
SOURCE Kentz Corporation Limited