Peter Mason

PETER MASON became Chief Executive of AMEC plc in February 1996. He was
previously an Executive Director of BICC Plc and Chairman and Chief
Executive of Balfour Beatty Limited. Mr. Mason held a number of
appointments in the construction industry before he joined Norwest Holst
in 1980. Three years later he became Managing Director of the company’s
Civil Engineering Division and in 1985 he was appointed Chief Executive
of Norwest Holst Group Plc. He held this position until he joined BICC
in 1992. Mr. Mason is a Board member of SPIE SA, the French-based
international electrical engineering, infrastructure and construction
services company in which AMEC has a 41.6% stake. Outside AMEC, Mr.
Mason is a Board member of British Trade International, and is Chairman
of the British Government’s export drive for the overseas sale of UK
goods and services for the railway industry. He is also a member of the
Advisory Council of the Export Credits Guarantee Department. Mr Mason
holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Glasgow University. AMEC is a
provider of services and engineering solutions to the world’s
infrastructure, manufacturing and process industries. The company’s
current turnover is GBP4 billion with over 28,000 employees worldwide.

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