SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Alpine introduce their new CEO, who has big plans for improving the company


Alpine, FCC's subsidiary in Central and Eastern Europe, will launch a advertising campaign in its domestic markets (primarily Austria, Germany, Slovakia and Czech Republic) in order to improve market share, said the company's new CEO, Johannes Dotter.

Outside those markets, the new CEO highlighted two specific markets in East Asia: Singapore, where Alpine has prominent references, such as several subway lines, and Hong Kong, where it has opened an office to explore business opportunities in the Chinese market and improve profit margins.

Alpine's newly-appointed CEO highlighted Alpine's main strengths, such as the construction of sustainable infrastructure and sport and event facilities, including the Baku Crystal Hall in Azerbaijan, which hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.

As well as concentrating on its domestic markets and on infrastructure development, Dotter's goals for the next few years include expanding Alpine's energy division, attaining a leaner, more efficient business structure.

At a press conference in Gdansk, Dotter announced that the company has landed contracts worth close to 1 billion euro so far this year, which include the construction of a toll road in Oslo (Norway), worth 170 million euro, and 30 kilometres of railway line in Timi?oara (Romania), in a joint venture with Avzi and Straco, which is worth 175 million euros.

Among the main projects currently under way at Alpine, Dotter cited the Gotthard base tunnel (Switzerland), which will be the world's longest tunnel (57 km), the Whitechapel and Liverpool Street stations, as part of the London Crossrail project, and the Singapore metro.

IN BRIEF
Thursday 05 July 2012
Oakland A’s hire four firms to lead new ballpark design process
Fri 17 Nov 2017
Architect Jane Greenwood is Honored as an “OUT 100”
Fri 10 Nov 2017
Darling Associates furthers growth momentum with a raft of new projects
Fri 03 Nov 2017
Zaha Hadid Architects, Arcplus and Wilson Associates announce strategic alliance
Fri 03 Nov 2017
AIA|LA Announces 2017 AIA|LA Design Award, Next LA, and COTE Winners!
Thu 02 Nov 2017
David Chipperfield to create master plan for Mia
Fri 27 Oct 2017
Diamond Schmitt Architects names new principals and associates
Mon 23 Oct 2017
Applied Studio gets a fresh look from Ragged Edge
Tue 19 Sep 2017