Amec Foster Wheeler has made a new appointment to its team with the newly created position of chief information officer.
The company said Rod Carr has taken up the role and will be based in London reporting to the chief executive.
Carr joins from Centrica Energy, where he was group chief information officer and led a 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.
Jonathan Lewis, chief executive of Amec Foster Wheeler,said: “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.”