Arup announces Chairman-Elect

17 Oct 2013

Gregory Hodkinson to take on the role of Arup Global Chairman from 1 April 2014, with David Whittleton and Tristram Carfrae taking on Deputy Chairman roles.

Gregory Hodkinson will become Global Chairman of the Arup Group from 1 April 2014 when the present Chairman completes his five-year term.

The new Chairman of the global design engineering group will work alongside two Deputy Chairmen – David Whittleton and Tristram Carfrae – who will formally take up their posts on the same date.

Arup is owned in Trust for the benefit of its 11,000-plus staff and the announcement was made by the Chairman of the Arup Trustees, Terry Hill.

“This is a very strong group to take Arup forward beyond 2014. The Trustees are convinced that the qualities Gregory brings to the role will combine well with the strategic skills and experience of the two Deputy Chairmen to create a truly effective leadership team.”

— Terry Hill, Chairman of the Arup Trustees

“It is a great honour to be asked to become Chairman of this wonderful firm that I have been part of for decades. I’m sure there will be many interesting challenges along the way, but with the great people we have throughout the firm, I have every confidence that Arup will continue to flourish and I look forward to getting started in April.”

— Gregory Hodkinson, Director



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      Gregory Hodkinson will take on the role of Arup Global Chairman from April 2014.