Arcadis has announced that Malcolm McDowall was recently appointed CEO of its Australia Pacific business.

McDowall takes over from Greg Steele, who was recently announced as group executive – Asia Pacific, at Arcadis.

McDowall has been with Arcadis for over 18 years, holding various leadership positions including managing director – environment, advisory and assurance, and managing director – buildings and urban development. He was also the Acting CEO during the recruitment process.

“I am very pleased to announce Malcolm as the new CEO. He is the right person to take Arcadis forward in Australia,” says Greg Steel.

“Not only is Malcolm a great people leader but also a great business leader. The parts of the business that he has run in recent times have performed exceptionally well.”

 “It’s a great privilege to be appointed the Australia Pacific CEO for Arcadis and to lead a strong company with fantastic people,” says McDowall.

“It’s a very interesting time in the industry, with the way we plan, design and build cities rapidly changing. I look forward to helping Arcadis meet this challenge and continue our strong growth in Australia Pacific,” he says.