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BAM appoints director of digital construction

Royal BAM Group has appointed Menno de Jonge to the position of director for digital construction

Menno de Jonge (above) has been appointed to the position of director for digital construction at Royal BAM Group.
Menno de Jonge (above) has been appointed to the position of director for digital construction at Royal BAM Group.

The executive board of Dutch contractor, Royal BAM Group, has appointed Menno de Jonge to the position of director for digital construction.

De Jonge, who will assume his new responsibilities from 1 October, 2016, is currently working as business development manager at US-headquartered technology developer, Autodesk.

BAM stated that its latest appointment is in keeping with the company’s strategy for the period 2016 to 2020, which – among other things – focuses on creating a future portfolio by offering full services via a digital construction platform.

BAM said that it intends to lead digitisation by applying the most modern design, visualisation, and simulation tools to its clients’ projects.

In his current position at Autodesk, de Jonge specialises in software for 3D design, engineering, visualisation, simulation, and construction automation. Before joining his present employer, de Jonge worked in various positions within the field of construction-related information and communications technology (ICT), and innovation.

A graduate of the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, de Jonge also holds an MBA degree from TSM Business School in Enschede.

BAM has worked on a selection of high-profile projects in the Middle East, including high-rise buildings, football stadiums, fishery harbours, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.

The regional arm of Royal BAM Group, BAM International, is currently working on Phase 1 of the Terminal 4 development at DP World’s Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.

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