20140825 Rhett Duncan joins Coffey contentCoffey welcomed its new Group Executive Testing today.

Rhett Duncan joins us from his most recent role as General Manager SEQ Concrete at Holcim.

Managing Director John Douglas welcomed Rhett to this key leadership position.

“Rhett brings 20 years’ experience in the construction materials business,” John said.

“He’s got a proven track record in market facing roles.

“This will be a great asset as we improve our client focus and sales performance.

“Our Testing operations will also benefit from Rhett’s extensive industry knowledge.”

Rhett’s held a range of senior roles with companies including Holcim, CEMEX and Rinker.

He will now oversee Coffey’s Testing operations throughout Australia, which includes about 350 staff across more than 25 locations.

“Our Testing business works across a range of industries, including transport infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and property,” John said.

“Rhett will play an essential role in further building our presence in these industries.”

John also thanked Dennis Hesketh for his work as Acting Group Executive Testing since February.

“Dennis has improved the business during this time and I thank him for his efforts,” John said.

“I’m delighted that Dennis will continue to support our Geoservices operations in other ways in the future.”

Rhett will be based at our Brisbane office.