Osborne recruits Vinci technology chief
Contractor Osborne has taken on a Vinci Construction board director to lead its design services.
Osborne has appointed Dr Rennie Chadwick to its newly-created role of director of design & IT, responsible for all design-related activities, new technology and BIM.
He joins form Vinci Construction where he worked for more than 20 years, latterly as a board director with responsibility for environment, quality, corporate responsibility and research, development and innovation. At Osborne he will be below board level, reporting to the main directors above.
Dr Chadwick is a chartered engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is a member of the CIOB Innovation & Research Panel, Reading University’s Construction School Industrial Advisory Group and the UKCG BIM working group. He also chairs the Construction Technology Platform.
Osborne chief executive David Fison said: “High quality design that responds directly to the brief is vital for meeting our customers’ requirements. By appointing a specialist to drive innovation, we’re making sure that this part of our business is as effective as the first class delivery the teams already provide. Rennie’s experience in the sector will be a major asset as we continue to develop the business and make our customers successful.”
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This article was published on 3 Apr 2012 (last updated on 3 Apr 2012).