Calibre Group Limited (Calibre) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Craig Allen as Group Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. The appointment follows an extensive global executive search following Mr Peter Massey’s confirmation as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 30 November 2016. Mr Massey was Interim Chief Executive Officer from September to November 2016 and previously Group Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary February 2014 to September 2016.
Craig Allen has over 25 years financial, advisory and commercial experience in the professional services, resource and energy industries across Australia, Asia, Africa, North and South America. Craig has worked extensively on the delivery of complex projects, large scale resource and energy mergers and acquisitions and organisational transformational and change programs.
During his career Craig’s responsibilities have included finance, commercial, strategic planning, treasury, taxation, company secretarial, ERP/IT and investor relations.
Craig joins Calibre as Group Chief Financial Officer, having previously been Ausenco’s CFO and held various senior finance roles with Energy Developments, NRG Energy, Billiton plc and BHP Ltd.
Mr Allen is a Chartered Accountant, Finsia Senior Fellow and AICD graduate member, holding a MBA and dual Commerce and Law degrees.
Managing Director and CEO, Peter Massey, said “Craig’s comprehensive experience both domestically and internationally across the resources, mining, energy and professional services industries – as well as his experience in a diversified ASX200 listed business, made him the ideal candidate.”
Craig’s appointment is the first of three C-suite level roles which are being filled to ensure the business is positioned for growth and market agility. The recruitment for Chief Operations Officers of Calibre’s Professional Services and Construction & Maintenance arms continues.