CEO of London 2012 Olympic building group to leave
The chief executive of the company responsible for building the
venues for the 2012 London Olympics is leaving to take another
The Olympic Delivery Authority says David Higgins will depart in
February to become chief executive of Network Rail, where he is
already a non-executive director.
Higgins, an Australian, has led the ODA for five years. He will
be replaced by Dennis Hone, who has been the ODA’s finance director
for the past four years.
Higgins received a $616,300 salary at the ODA, making him the
highest-paid public official in Britain.