Engineering and project services company Clough Limited today announced that Rick Robinson has commenced as Executive Vice President, Projects. Robinson brings in more than 35 years of international engineering, procurement and project execution experience for large energy and resource projects to the role.
He joined Clough in 2007, and has held the position of Project Director for Infrastructure on the Gorgon Downstream LNG project for the past five years. During this time he has successfully overseen significant project milestones and workforce growth, while developing a strong safety culture.
In his new role Robinson will be responsible for safely delivering Clough’s existing Capital Projects and Jetties and Near Shore Marine project portfolio, while winning new work and driving strong earnings growth across the Projects business.
Clough CEO and Managing Director Kevin Gallagher said the appointment will help drive a focus on excellence in project execution across the Projects business.
“We are delighted to appoint Rick Robinson to this key leadership role. I am confident Rick’s extensive international project delivery experience and leadership skill will help improve our project delivery capability and deliver excellent project outcomes for our clients, while improving earnings for our shareholders.”
Prior to joining Clough, Mr Robinson held senior executive positions in project and general management at Fluor, including the position of President, Fluor Constructors. He is a qualified Civil Engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering attained from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Science in Engineering attained from Stanford University.
Press Release, October 3, 2012