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By: Norfolk Group  05-Apr-2012

Norfolk Group Limited (ASX: NFK) (‘Norfolk’) has appointed Mr Kim Truter as Chief Operating Officer.

Mr Truter joins Norfolk from Rio Tinto, where he was most recently President and Chief Operating Officer at Rio Tinto subsidiary Diavik Diamond Mine Inc.

He will be responsible for the overall operational activities of the O’Donnell Griffin and Haden divisions of Norfolk.

Mr Truter has previously held a number of senior positions in operational, development and corporate areas in Australia, Africa and Canada. He brings specialist expertise in a range of resource sectors including iron ore, coal, diamonds, nickel and mineral sands to the newly-created role.

Norfolk Group Managing Director, Glenn Wallace, said the appointment of Mr Truter would drive further operational efficiencies and best-practice procedures across the Norfolk Group.

“We are delighted to have secured the services of a senior and highly-experienced industry professional and welcome Kim to the company.

“He has a proven track-record, specialist industry expertise and a breadth of international and domestic experiences that will be of huge benefit to Norfolk.

“We are confident Kim will make an immediate impact in driving operational efficiencies across the Group.”

Mr Truter will commence his role at Norfolk immediately. For further information please contact: 

John Gardner or Garry Nickson

MAGNUS Investor Relations + Corporate Communication

Phone: +61 2 8999 1010

Norfolk Group Limited

Norfolk is a leading provider of integrated engineering services in the electrical, HVAC (heating, ventilation and airconditioning) and facilities management markets.

Norfolk employs more than 3,300 people, including highly skilled engineers, electricians, air conditioning technicians and apprentices, across more than 120 sites throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Norfolk has more than 19,500 customers across a range of sectors including infrastructure, industrial, commercial, resources, retail, government and communications.

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