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CW In Focus | Industry personalities reveal career updates [2019]

Construction Week's YouTube show sheds light on ex-Hill Int'l chief David Richter's run for US Congress in 2020 and more

March 2019 saw two key Middle East construction leaders reveal major career moves – and one of them may well be on his way to the US Congress.

Former chief executive and president of US-headquartered construction company Hill International, David Richter, announced plans that he was exploring the possibility of running on the Republican ticket for the New Jersey 2nd Congressional District in 2020.

In other news, Hamish Tyrwhitt will step down as group chief executive officer of Nasdaq Dubai-listed construction and fit-out firm Depa Group, effective 1 May, 2019.

CW's senior reporter, Jack Ball, reveals additional details of both developments in this episode of Construction Week In Focus.

Construction Week In Focus is a twice-weekly bulletin of the Middle East's top news from the real estate development and contracting sectors. The series is hosted on Construction Week's YouTube channel, alongside weekly series published by its sister titles. The latter includes MEP Engineered by MEP Middle EastFM Live by facilities management Middle East, and Heavy Metal by PMV Middle East.

Subscribe to the Construction Week YouTube channel for the latest from the region's construction sector.

Construction Week In Focus episodes are published each Sunday and Wednesday. Heavy Metal episodes are published on Mondays, and FM Live updates are presented on Tuesdays. MEP Engineered rounds off the week each Thursday. All videos are published at 4.30pm Dubai time. 

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