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.