Amec Foster Wheeler appoints Rod Carr as Chief Information Officer
- Ex-Centrica director to fill newly created position
- >25 years’ technology and energy industry experience
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the appointment of Rod Carr to the newly created position of Chief Information Officer with effect from 2 August. Based in London, UK, and reporting to the CEO, he will be a member of the Group Leadership Team.
A 25 year technology and energy industry veteran, Carr joins from Centrica Energy, where he was Group Chief Information Officer and led a profound change in operating style for information services from customer programmes, to the integration of disparate international businesses. He joined Centrica in 2010 from Scotia Gas Networks plc, where he was IT Director – a role he also performed at AEP Energy Services between 2002 and 2003.
Rod is also a former Managing Consultant with PA Consulting, where he worked in the energy and utilities sectors and was a Consulting Director with Arthur Andersen where, amongst other things, he provided policy advice to OPEC on the transition of the chairmanship. His early working career began with Eastern Electricity plc and ABB’s Energy Information Services Division.
Rod has an exceptionally wide understanding of both the technology and energy sectors and his expertise will be instrumental in driving the execution of our information technology strategy. I am delighted to welcome him to the business.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
Employing around 40,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.
Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.
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