The Fulton Hogan Industries business is led by Nick Marinelli, Chief Executive Officer – Industries, supported by General Managers operating in all states and territories and national managers for airports, quarrying, transport and asset maintenance businesses.
Meet the team
Nick Marinelli, Chief Executive Officer Industries – Australia
Nick was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Fulton Hogan Industries Pty Ltd in July 2015. Embracing Fulton Hogan’s values, he has established a culture based on diversity, inclusion and opportunity. Today, he leads a business that operates from over 40 locations across Australia, providing products and services that help keep communities connected.
Nick first joined Fulton Hogan in 2009 to oversee strategic business development and growth in Australia. He also managed commercial acquisition activities, new venture start-ups, marketing, business development and technology transfer across the Fulton Hogan Group.
Nick has over 30 years’ experience in the industry having worked previously for Cemex Australia, Pioneer Construction Materials and Pioneer International. His qualifications include a BBus in Accounting and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Tarmo Saar, Executive GM Industries
Tarmo was appointed Executive GM Industries overseeing Fulton Hogan’s infrastructure services and transport operations across Australia.
Tarmo brings to this role expertise and experience in developing strategic relationships, identifying business opportunities and managing quarrying and production activities across the business. Previous to this role, he was the General Manager for Fulton Hogan’s Central Operations in Australia, which involved him in a number of strategic acquisitions and projects for the business.
Prior to Fulton Hogan, he held a number of senior general management roles with Hanson PLC in its various businesses across Australia, Asia and the USA. Tarmo’s qualifications include a BE in Civil Engineering.
Pat Tinnelly, GM Industries – Western (WA)
As General Manager Industries in Western Australia, Pat is responsible for ensuring that Fulton Hogan consistently delivers quality products and services to our clients whilst expanding the business in Western Australia.
With over 25 years’ industry experience in New Zealand, Pat brings his extensive knowledge and skill set, particularly in infrastructure services, project management, and construction to the Australian sector of the business.
Pat has a Certificate in Engineering and land surveying. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer and a member of the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ).
Paul DeBritt, GM Industries – Eastern (NSW)
Paul has over 35 years’ experience with extensive skill and knowledge in the development, management and implementation of large detailed contracts.
Previous to this role, Paul was a General Manager responsible for Fulton Hogan / Astec in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. Prior to Fulton Hogan, Paul held senior positions at Readymix Group.
His extensive knowledge of the Australian surfacing industry and commitment to excellence are second to none.
Peter Curl, GM Industries – Southern (Vic & Tas)
Peter is responsible for the safe operation of Fulton Hogan’s Southern Industries business including infrastructure maintenance, quarries, asphalt, emulsion and spray seal operations, and civil works. He has over 17 years’ experience with Fulton Hogan, and formerly Pioneer Road Services, and manages a workforce of over 350 employees.
Peter is a member of the Integrated Leadership Group on Melbourne Water’s Maintenance and Low-risk Capital program, and has recently taken over the lead role for the Fulton Hogan joint venture partner on this program, working closely with Melbourne Water to deliver best-for-program outcomes.
Peter’s ability to work collaboratively, drawing on his extensive industry knowledge, has seen a number of new innovative products and services developed for customers.
Richard Fulton, GM Planning, Development & Airports
Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the industry having worked in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. In his current role, Richard is responsible for the company’s airport, business improvement and technical businesses, as well as diversifications opportunities for the industries business.
With a strong background in material manufacturing, project delivery, asset management and the airport sector, Richard possesses strong technical and leadership skills. He also holds the position of director on two Fulton Hogan joint venture boards and is committed to forming lasting relationships with customers and stakeholders.
Richard is passionate believer that ‘our people are our future’ and invests significant energy in developing and mentoring his teams and promoting a strong safety culture. His background in materials manufacture has also reinforced his belief that Fulton Hogan’s pavement technical solutions must harness sustainability.
Richard Pearson, GM Industries – Queensland
Richard oversees the industries business in throughout Queensland. Prior to this he was National Operational Improvement Manager, a newly created role, whereby he managed all operational improvement and procurement activities for Fulton Hogan in Australia.
Since joining Fulton Hogan in 2003, Richard has held a number of roles in the IT department which culminated with his promotion to the National IT Manager in 2008. Richard has been involved in every acquisition made by Fulton Hogan over his time with the company, and as a result brings a detailed knowledge of each business’ activities and operating potentials to his current role.
Richard’s qualifications include a BComp in Information Systems from Monash University.
Caroline Zywulko, GM Industries – Strategy
Caroline was recently appointed General Manager Strategy for Industries where she provides leadership and direction of strategic initiatives across the Industries business in Australia.
She formerly held the position of National Manager for Marketing and Sales at Fulton Hogan. Caroline has 20 years’ experience in the construction materials industry, mainly with Holcim in an internal consulting role in market and sales strategies in North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Caroline has a BASc in Geological and Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Monique Turner, GM People – Industries
Monique has over 25 year’s experience in Human Resources and Employee Relations having worked in mining, manufacturing and construction. Monique joined Fulton Hogan in 2009 and took up the position of General Manager People for the Industries business in 2015. Focusing on leadership development, employee engagement and creating a diverse, agile and innovative workforce Monique’s priority is to ensure we develop our people to create a sustainable business for the future. Monique brings a wealth of human resources knowledge to the team, is a trained mediator and coach and has a Bachelor of Social Science and a Masters in Employee Relations through Griffith University.
Aaron Croasdale, Executive General Manager – Finance
With over 15 years of experience in various operational, finance and accounting roles within Fulton Hogan, including Company Secretary roles as part of Joint Venture Boards, Aaron was appointed Executive General Manager Finance in early 2016.
With an emphasis on upholding business integrity, Aaron combines his commercial acumen with an adept ability to lead and motivate his teams. Aaron is a skilled finance professional with a deep understanding of the business, who is passionate about looking beyond the numbers and forming the business for future success.
Aaron holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Management) and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.