Laing O’Rourke has undertaken a global shake-up of its top executive team

A source confirmed that Steve Hollingshead, who heads the infrastructure and specialist businesses, will become Australian chief operating officer. Andrew Wilson becomes Australian chief executive.

Liam Cummins, managing director of engineering technology arm Crown House, will become managing director of the Middle East business in January. Mike Lewis will move from the Wales and West business to head Crown House.

Andrew Jackson, head of the UK northern construction operation, will become managing director of its Canada business.

The UK business will be reorganised as North, (including Scotland and Ireland), and South (including Wales and West).