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Skanska UK appoints new executive vice president

Following Gregor Craig’s recent appointment as Skanska UK’s president and chief executive, the company has announced that Katy Dowding has been appointed executive vice president.

Dowding will fulfil Craig’s previous role, taking executive responsibility for Skanska’s building operations, including SRW engineering services.

She joined Skanska in 2003 and, for the past five years, has been managing director of its facilities management business and a member of Skanska UK’s senior management team. Dowding was previously with Tarmac/Carillion for 15 years and during her career has built up significant experience, having worked within operational, business improvement and commercial disciplines.

“I am delighted to make this appointment,” said Gregor Craig. “Katy enhances the breadth and depth of the executive management team even further, bringing to it her extensive experience of the industry and senior management.”

Dowding joins Craig, Thomas Faulkner, Harvey Francis, Mark Galloway, Kelly Gangotra and Martin Neeson on the executive management team.