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Fulton Hogan boss Nick Miller calls time

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 19/05/2016 Paul McBeth

Fulton Hogan boss Nick Miller calls time © Robert Cianflone/Getty Images Fulton Hogan boss Nick Miller calls time Fulton Hogan managing director Nick Miller will leave the privately owned construction company after seven years in charge.

The Dunedin-based company has kicked off a search for a replacement, and Miller will stay on at the helm until March next year, or until a successor has been appointed and a transition period completed.

Miller has been with Fulton Hogan for 18 years, including the past seven years in charge during which time he grew the Australian business and established a presence in Fiji.

"Under Nick's leadership, the company has enjoyed outstanding success," chairman Mike Holloway said in a statement.

"He has positioned the company for the future and we will now begin the search for his replacement - both internally and externally."

The construction firm lifted 2015 profit 9.7 per cent to $151.6 million on an 11 per cent drop in revenue to $2.9 billion with the Australian segment accounting for more than half the group's sales.

Fulton Hogan had previously indicated 2016 would be a "steady year" due to residential construction work in Auckland, and Miller on Thursday said the company was in a strong financial position and "on track to deliver another solid result".

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