Leighton Asia

Leighton Asia is the contractor behind some of Asia’s most prestigious projects in the construction, civil engineering and offshore sectors. Leighton Asia’s reputation for delivering project excellence is founded on its peoples’ local knowledge, world-class ability, and passionate commitment to safety and integrity.

Román Garrido, Managing Director Román Garrido, Managing Director

Leighton Asia, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company. Headquartered in Hong Kong and a part of CPB Contractors, Leighton Asia delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia.

As a proven leader in the delivery of complex tunnel, rail and road networks, Leighton Asia also delivers turn-key renewable energy infrastructure including utility-scale wind, geothermal energy and waste-to-power installations.

Its building projects range from schools, embassies and luxury high-rise residential towers, to large scale leisure complexes, a growing number of which are built to international green building and energy efficiency standards.

Leighton Asia, India and Offshore operates in countries including Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Leighton India started operations in India in 1998 and is one of India’s most respected international contractors. Leighton India operates across a diverse range of sectors including oil and gas, buildings, infrastructure, and mining.

Leighton Offshore is a dynamic international engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) and life of field services contractor.

Management and Key Statistics

  • Construction (CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia) revenue – $7,316 million in the 12 months ended 31 December 2016.
  • Construction (CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia) Work in Hand – $ 12,959 million as at 31 December 2016.
  • Head Office – Hong Kong
  • Operates in – Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Managing Director Resume

Román Garrido

Román is Managing Director of CPB Contractors incorporating Leighton Asia.

Román has more than 24 years’ experience in engineering and construction, and a highly-regarded and successful history of strategic management, executive leadership and the development of new markets and opportunities.

Román has significant international experience in the construction of major highway, bridge, tunnel, transit and building projects, as well as the design and construction of highway and bridge projects for public-private partnership (PPP) ventures.

Before joining CPB Contractors, Román was Deputy Managing Director of John Holland (JHG), where his responsibilities included the development of a new strategic approach that in December 2014 assisted in the execution of a binding Share Sale Agreement with CCCC International Holding Limited (CCCI), under which CCCI acquired the business and assets of JHG.

Prior to this appointment, Román was Dragados, S.A.’s Managing Director of Australia and Dragados’ Managing Director of the United States and Canada.

Román has a Masters in Civil Engineering Education from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and is a member of the National Society of Civil Engineers (Spain).

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