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02/04/2019 – People on the Move: Construction Promotion

San Diego Business Journal

Gafcon Inc's, Robin Duveen, was recently promoted from chief operating officer to president & COO, where he will assume increased responsibility for day-to-day operations, with all departments reporting to him. A construction industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in program project and construction management, Duveen has been a key Gafcon team member since joining the firm in 1998. Duveen worked his way up through the ranks and has been the chief operations officer at Gafcon nearly four years.

"Robin's record of success exemplifies that he has 'the right stuff' to take on increased leadership responsibilities," says Yehudi "Gaf" Gaffen, CEO of Gafcon. "Robin has managed some of our best projects and has persevered through some of our most challenging ones. His loyalty, tenacity and integrity are coupled with a genuine commitment serving our clients and achieving their goals."

Gafcon is a leader in construction project management, representing owners and overseeing major developments throughout California and worldwide. Duveen was tapped for this promotion to further strengthen Gafcon's focus on delivering quality projects for clients. Duveen is known for his strong and productive relationships with owners, architects, contractors and consultants. He is highly experienced with the management and development of public, educational, residential and commercial/retail projects.

Prior to joining Gafcon, Duveen was a development/project manager for Rabie Property Developers and Resnekov & Neilson in his native South Africa. He earned a bachelor's degree in construction management from Cape Tecknikon in Cape Town, South Africa.

Robin Duveen can be reached at 858.875.0010 or

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