David Burke joins Murphy from Serco Group, where he worked for 12 years, most recently as global finance transition director, leading on the development and introduction of a new finance operating model. His earlier career included financial roles with Barclays, Citibank and KPMG.
Murphy chief executive Steve Hollingshead said: “This appointment further boosts our senior management team, to effectively deliver the commitments laid out in our 10-year business plan. David becomes a key member of our executive management board, reporting directly to me. I look forward to working closely with him to increase our turnover to £2bn by 2025, as we continue to focus on our key sectors of power, water, rail and natural resources”.
Mr Burke said: “I am extremely pleased to join Murphy, having been impressed with how progressive the company is, with clear direction for the future and its growth. I look forward to using my experience to create additional value for the business”.