AtkinsRéalis, formerly SNC-Lavalin, has created a new chief digital officer role.
Darren Martin has been appointed to the position, joining from McKinsey, where he served at the firm’s chief technology officer in its Capital Excellence - Operations practice.
Prior to McKinsey, Martin has worked at Wood, Jacobs and DXC Technology.
In his new role, Martin will help craft the firm’s data and digital strategy, creating “cutting-edge solutions that offer increased predictability and certainty for our clients””
“The appointment of a chief digital officer is a central part of how we build on this progress at scale and create a digital environment for all of our projects, maximising the value of data and embedding the use of technology and solutions,” said Philip Hoare, president of engineering services at AtkinsRéalis.