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Atkins appoints Donna Huey as Chief Digital Officer

Atkins appoints Donna Huey as Chief Digital Officer

ORLANDO, Fla., USAAtkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Donna Huey as Chief Digital Officer for Engineering Services, U.S.

“The need for faster adoption and exploitation of digital technologies has reached a critical point for our clients,” said George Nash, Atkins CEO. “This executive appointment will support and enhance our efforts to not only guide our own delivery efficiencies, but those of our clients as well.”

Ms. Huey has a long-standing and proactive position in the industry with respect to digitally enabled problem solving and client satisfaction. In her new role, she will combine business acumen with technical expertise to support the planning and delivery of transformational client programs that improve decision making through digital insights and innovation. Under Ms. Huey’s leadership, the company will deliver digital solutions for the entire project lifecycle that provide improved commercial performance while achieving sustainability goals and reducing environmental impact.

Ms. Huey has been with the company for 29 years. She most recently served as Senior Vice President and Director of Client Technology for Atkins North America and President of Atkins’ subsidiary Data Transfer Solutions, LLC. In these roles she led efforts helping clients maximize value throughout the infrastructure project lifecycle including strategies on acquisition, common data environments, 3D/BIM/CIM and integration with enterprise asset management strategies and systems.

The appointment of Ms. Huey is part the company’s strategy to connect people, data and technology to deliver solutions that address the planet’s most complex problems. Ms. Huey will collaborate with clients, partners and a team of experts to enable the development and application of new and innovative ways of delivering end-to-end services for our clients.

Ms. Huey is an Atkins Fellow, Atkins Technical Network Chair for Integrating Digital Solutions, a graduate of Atkins’ Leadership program and Leadership Orlando, and a recipient of Atkins’ Robert P. Schuh Leadership Founders Award.

About Atkins

Atkins (www.atkinsglobal.com) is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management     consultancies, employing over 18,300 people across the UK, North America, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. You can view Atkins’ recent projects here.

About SNC-Lavalin

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital – and delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at snclavalin.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.