Ausdrill has appointed John Kavanagh to the role of COO – Africa.
Kavanagh steps in to the role after working as the company’s general manager for West Africa for the past seven years.
In his new role he will expand his geographical footprint to cover the entire continent.
Ausdrill managing director Ron Sayers welcomed Kavanagh to the new role stating that they “look forward to his contribution in the continuing development and growth of our businesses in Africa”.
The company is also looking to expand its African operations African Mining Services; African Underground Mining Services (which is half owned by Ausdrill); and Ausdrill East Africa.
“We believe there are tremendous opportunities in Africa, and will continue to invest in the resource required to meet our customers’ requirements and pursue further growth,” Sayers said.