6 December 2017

Opus International Consultants Limited (Opus) announced today the appointment of three new non-independent Directors to the Board.  This announcement follows confirmation of WSP NZ Acquisition Limited (WSP) as the dominant owner of Opus earlier this week. 

New board appointments are WSP executives Bruno Roy, Chief Financial Officer; Paul Dollin, Chief Operating Officer; and Guy Templeton, President and CEO, Australia and New Zealand.

Resigning from the Opus board are Dato' Azmir Merican, Low Chee Yen and Elakumari Kantilal.

Keith Watson, independent director and Chair of the Opus Board says, “We extend a warm welcome to our WSP colleagues Bruno Roy, Paul Dollin and Guy Templeton to our Board of Directors.  At this time we also recognise our departing Board members Dato' Azmir Merican, Low Chee Yen and Elakumari Kantilal and thank them for their important and valuable contribution and service to the Opus Board over the years.”

Opus’ Board of Directors are:

Keith Watson, Chair and Independent Director
Alan Isaac, Independent Director
Sam Knowles, Independent Director
Dr David Prentice, Non-Independent, Managing Director
Bruno Roy, Non-Independent Director
Paul Dollin, Non-Independent Director
Guy Templeton, Non-Independent Director

Further information on the new board appointments are available at http://www.opus.co.nz/about-us/board-of-directors/

Further information about WSP’s acquisition of Opus is available at www.nzx.com/companies/OIC

ENDS

For further information please contact:
Angela Hayes, Opus External Communications Manager
Angela.Hayes@opus.co.nz, +64 27 582 6581   

Notes to Editor

Headquartered in Wellington, Opus International Consultants is a global infrastructure development and services company with more than 35 offices across New Zealand, the UK, Australia and North America. www.opus.co.nz

WSP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WSP Global Inc., a leading global professional services firm.