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Welcoming new leaders in digital to Wood
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In a further commitment to accelerating industrial transformation, Wood has strengthened its digital and technology (D&T) leadership team with two new appointments.

With a reputation for building trust to enable greater value by establishing strategic partnerships and digital ecosystems, Mario Joao joins as Vice President of Digital Partnerships. Mario has over 24 years’ experience creating and developing global revenue and market-driven strategic partnerships for major FTSE100 companies.

In this new role, Mario will be focused on developing meaningful, revenue generating digital partnerships that will enable Wood to thrive, building compelling partner ecosystems to add significant value to Wood's overall business and to its clients.

Mario Joao

Branwen Kelly also joins the team as Vice President, Digital & Technology, focusing on our Operations business to unlock efficiency and growth through the delivery of digital solutions to clients. Branwen is an agent for digital transformation and has over 20 years of engineering and management experience, most recently as part of a team leading the delivery of digital innovation for key energy client at SNC-Lavalin.

Branwen Kelly

Commenting on these key appointments, Wood’s Chief Technology Officer, Darren Martin said: “Mario and Branwen are experienced digital leaders, innovators and super connectors. We are incredibly excited to welcome both exemplary leaders to our team as we continue to invest in Wood’s journey to digitalisation. The strength of our D&T team is key to developing and embracing the huge and growing potential of digital for our world. Please give our new leaders all the support they need to succeed.”

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