Our People

ABCO Group Chairman Murray Brown has been in the business of water and wastewater treatment for over 40 years. Murray was raised in York, Western Australia and from the age of 10 took over the day to day operation of his father’s Plumbing and Hardware business Andrew Brown & Company (ABCO). He spent three years working as an accountant in Perth, before returning in 1966 to again take over ABCO’s operations. In 1975 Murray sold the store and for 5 years travelled Australia working primarily in the field of gold prospecting. He spent 7 years in Perth doing earthworks in the urban commercial sector, and in 1989 was employed by Ausco working both locally and remotely. In 1998 Murray reincorporated Andrew Brown & Company, based in Darling Downs Western Australia and began growing the business as a water and wastewater treatment solutions provider. By 2003 the business required a larger premises and so moved to it’s current location in Kelmscott where it continues to thrive. Today, with his diverse experience, Murray is an invaluable well of knowledge and expertise.