Aurecon has appointed John McGuire as global Industry Director, Manufacturing – Buildings.
He will be directly responsible for leading the business growth strategy and sophisticated client offerings for Aurecon’s manufacturing business.
An experienced business leader with over 25 years of experience in consulting and contracting in Australia, the Middle East and the United Kingdom, John has been involved in a wide range of projects, specifically in healthcare, forensic and specialist containment laboratories, and is highly regarded and recognised throughout Australia for his creative and innovative design approach to engineering and project leadership.
Stephen Wells, Chief Business Development Officer comments that having John come on board is a great start to the year for Aurecon. Drawing on his previous experience leading international businesses and growing them relevant to a globally interconnected world, John will be responsible for helping Aurecon’s manufacturing clients navigate the rapidly changing landscape.
John was most recently Global Director (Health) – Building Systems with AECOM, where he was responsible for the growth and development of the health market sector internationally across all of AECOM’s geographies in the Building Engineering practice line, as well as its development across all practice lines in the Asia Pacific region.
Notable projects with which John has been involved include the AUD 1.78 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia, the AUD 450 million Austin Repat Mercy Redevelopment in Victoria, and the Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand.
He is also a guest lecturer in building environmental design at the School of Architecture in the University of Western Australia as well as the Curtin University.
Commenting on his appointment, John said that Aurecon is at the nexus of helping manufacturers transform their businesses in the face of competitive and cost pressure challenges, into highly connected, productive and technologically enabled organisations that are geared for success in new age societies. He looks forward to helping enrich the offering that Aurecon can deliver to their manufacturing clients.