29 May 2024

BMD Group appoints General Manager Corporate Affairs

BMD Group is pleased to announce the appointment of previous employee Katie O’Malley into the position of General Manager Corporate Affairs. CEO Scott Power stated BMD is delighted to welcome back another past employee into the BMD Group family. “Katie initially commenced working with us in 2009 and has since gained broader industry experience across engineering design and the built environment in both global and Australian organisations. “BMD celebrates our unique culture which continues to mark our point of difference, demonstrative in over 122 members within our 20-year club and it being a place where people want to return. As we continue to grow and evolve, Katie will play a vital role in reinforcing our reputation as an Australian owned and community focused industry leader.” Katie’s appointment strengthens the BMD Group’s commitment to building a diverse workforce and bolstering its commitment to local communities and economies. Since 2017 the company has contributed $176 million to Indigenous spend and invests over $1.5 million annually in community sponsorships and partnerships. Katie expressed excitement about re-joining the BMD Group. “I am incredibly honoured to re-join an Australian owned company that is deeply committed to supporting its workforce and communities in which it operates. BMD has a strong legacy of achieving excellence across construction, engineering, and urban development and I look forward to contributing to its continued success by leading BMD’s corporate affairs and sustainability strategy and teams.” ENDS For all media enquiries please contact: Ashlee Cureton, Group Communications Manager – 0407 964 262 About the BMD Group   BMD is Australia’s leading integrated engineering, construction and urban development business. Over a 45-year history, BMD has grown to become a $2 billion operation now sharing our expertise internationally in the Philippines and the UK. Paving the way in our approach to collaboration, BMD delivers innovative and comprehensive solutions across civil construction, engineering design, residential and industrial land development, project management consultancy, landscape construction and maintenance and building construction. BMD continues to grow to deliver a record pipeline of work, with an employee base of more than 2000.  Background With a background in design, media and publishing, Katie O’Malley transitioned into the industrial sector and has over a decade of industry experience. Previously Katie was the Group Corporate Affairs Manager at BESIX Watpac and Director Group Marketing and Communications at global engineering consultancy firms Surbana Jurong Group and SMEC Group. She has served as a Director on Australian Contractors Association Board alongside the BESIX Watpac Community Fund and the SMEC Foundation Board. Katie has a degree in Visual Communication and Design from Victoria University in New Zealand, a Post Graduate Certificate in Marketing from Griffith University, a Diploma of Management and Marketing with the Australian Institute of Management and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors Foundation Course.

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