Construction council names new CEO

New Construction Industry Council CEO Vijay Naidu. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Construction Industry Council has named Vijay Naidu as its new chief executive officer.

Mr Naidu is the first CEO for the council that was previously run by committee, chaired by its president Gordon Jenkins.

A statement from the council stated that Mr Naidu had extensive experience in the construction industry, including general manager – Properties for Tappoo Group of Companies, chief financial officer for Tabua Investments who are the developers of Denarau; and he was also secretary to the Master Builders Association.

“At this critical juncture in our development, we are fortunate to have the services of Mr Naidu,” said CIC president Gordon Jenkins.

“We are moving on many fronts, opening new offices, planning our next conference, working with our task groups on resolution implementation, and strengthening our relationship with government that could include funding; these are among the challenges currently facing CIC,” Mr Jenkins said.

The Construction Industry Council comprise all the major construction activities in the country, including builders, sub-contractors, architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, hardware suppliers, developers, project managers and key government representatives.

CIC is scheduled to move into its news office on the campus of Fiji National University at Samabula on October 4.

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