Johannesburg – 24 November 2017 – Global engineering and project delivery company, DRA, announced the appointment of Christo Visser to its team in the Asia-Pacific Region. Christo takes up the role of Senior Vice President: Origination to implement DRA’s growth strategy in Australia, South East Asia, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Visser holds a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA (International Business), from The Central Queensland University in Australia, and brings with him extensive industry experience. Previously, Christo has guided organisational Business Development, at a senior level, for major players in the industry.
Pierre Julien, Executive Vice President Origination, says that this appointment coincides with DRA’s ambitious growth strategy not just in the region but globally.
Following the acquisition of RLH, PGBI and Met-Chem this year, it is clear that the organisation is focused on advancing its footprint into the global market place. DRA also continues to diversify its service offering to accommodate future client needs, whether it be in the traditional mining and minerals sector, or within the less conventional areas of engineering such as the energy, infrastructure, agriculture, marine or water sectors.
“Christo will be an asset to our team and to our organisation. He brings with him extensive industry experience and knowledge which will prove advantageous not only to the organisation but also to our clients. This comes at a very good time in our industry, with markets appearing to take a positive turn and with investment appetite returning across the world, DRA is ready and well positioned to deliver the specialist and unique services they require”, concludes Julien.
DRA is a highly successful, credible and diversified global engineering group with an impressive 30-year track record. Known for their collaborative approach and extensive experience in project origination and delivery, as well as turnkey operations and maintenance services, DRA delivers optimal solutions that are tailored to meet client needs. With expertise in the areas of geology, mining, mineral & metals processing, water, energy, agricultural engineering and infrastructure, DRA delivers truly comprehensive solutions. With 20 global offices, DRA offers flexible engineering & operations management services worldwide.