giant John Holland has appointed Roger Wahl as its new chief information
officer following the recent departure of long-standing senior tech executive,
Wahl has spent
most of 2019 in Dubai as the global chief information officer at construction
company, ASCG Group. Prior to that, he was CIO at Brookfield Multiplex in
London and Dubai.
Holland’s chief strategy officer, Jayne Whitney said in a statement that Wahl’s
appointment would complement the company’s continued growth by transforming
technology and IT systems to better support operations, including complex mega
excited to welcome Roger to our team. He brings more than 20 years of global
technology experience in the construction and infrastructure sectors in London,
Dubai and New York,” Whitney said.
strong credentials in large-scale business transformation, putting customers
first and driving positive change.”
on Tuesday there was a tremendous opportunity to embrace technology at John
Hollard to support the company’s growth.
been to Australia more than 20 times over the past few years and I love it
here. Meeting the leaders at John Holland sealed the deal when I saw how
focused they are on caring for their people.
technology and information as real opportunities within the company and will
focus on increasing the support we provide to the business, improving our
existing systems and rolling out new digital initiatives, including automation,
to benefit our projects and operations,” he said.
John Holland several weeks ago after more than 13 years at the organisation,
the past three years as its CIO.
in a recent LinkedIn post that he was
taking a break from work and would spend time with friends and family “while
pondering what to do next.”
at John Holland has been nothing short of amazing. From running MA
activities, being part of the team selling John Hollard, our platforms and
systems supporting the largest infrastructure projects in Australia, running
engineering teams, to CTO and CIO of a $5B engineering + property company
supporting over 7000 users has been a blast,” he said in the post.
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