Asciano hires CIO in newly minted role

Summary:Australian transport infrastructure company Asciano has today announced the appointment of its first Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Australian transport infrastructure company Asciano has today announced the appointment of its first chief information officer (CIO).

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Asciano: now with a CIO (Credit: Asciano)

Kelvin McGrath will be the company's first CIO after serving previously as the CIO of construction company Boral. For the past five years McGrath has also served as Boral's head of Financial Transactional Services.

"As our first ever CIO, Kelvin will play a key role in guiding major IT strategic projects across the group, and he'll be responsible for driving programs to create continuity and increase efficiency across the sites," said Asciano's chief Mark Rowsthorn in a statement.

Asciano was first formed in June 2007 after splitting with transport giant Toll Holdings.

McGrath will commence his role as CIO on the 25 October.

Topics: CXO

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