Canadian engineer Atkins has appointed Jo Jarman its finance director for the UK and Europe, replacing Mark Anderson who is taking a "career break".
Jarman, a 20-year construction veteran, previously working as Skanska’s finance director in the UK and also held senior roles at Amey and Atkins itself.
She said: "It’s great to be back at Atkins, which is at the forefront of the industry’s drive to become more productive through digital transformation. I now look forward to working with our talented teams as we focus on sustainable, long-term growth."
Richard Robinson, Atkins’ UK and Europe chief executive, said: "We welcome Jo during an exciting time for Atkins as we continue to lay the foundations for long term growth by supporting clients in new and innovative ways.
"Jo’s exceptional leadership qualities and her broader commercial experience of joint venture and alliance delivery models will be a great asset to our business." Â
Atkins is a subsidiary of Montreal-based contractor SNC-Lavalin Group.
Image: Jo Jarman (Atkins)