Electrical engineer to take the helm at Thames

As syndication of the £4 billion Thames Water acquisition loan gets underway, the Kemble consortium unveils its choice for the new Thames CEO – an electrical engineer.

Kemble Water Limited has announced that it intends to appoint an electrical engineer as the new CEO of Thames Water. David Owens comes to the job after three years as an independent management consultant specialising in the utility sector, though his exposure to the water industry is limited, to say the least.

He does bring with him senior management experience in the regulated utility...

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