Granite Construction has named Jigisha Desai senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective 9 July. The appointment is part of the company’s strategy to strengthen and diversify its business.
Through her new role, Desai will report to president and chief executive officer, James Roberts. She will also join executive committee.
Desai was previously vice president of corporate finance and treasurer, where she was also responsible for capital allocation, capital structure, treasury operations, debt and investment management and enterprise risk management. Desai has also helped build Granite’s relationships with a diversified group of lenders, sureties, insurance markets and financial advisors.