OREANDA-NEWS. Network Rail announced that today, Monday 3 October, Jeremy Vincent joined the company as the chief information officer (CIO).

Jeremy has extensive experience working  across the FMCG, technology, entertainment and automotive industries.  Before joining Network Rail, Jeremy held key senior roles at Allied Domecq Plc and EMI Music Plc before spending eight years at Jaguar Land Rover as CIO, leading major programme delivery and business transformation.  Jeremy was recently voted by his peers into Tech & IT Business Opinion’s Top 10 CIO List and holds an MBA from the University of Warwick.

Jeremy succeeds Susan Cooklin who earlier in the year moved from the role of CIO to that of route services director.  Jeremy has joined the Route Services senior management team and reports directly to Susan. On his appointment she said:

“Jeremy has had a distinguished career in IT and I am delighted that he is joining Network Rail. Jeremy brings a wealth of experience in programme delivery and business change to route services and will lead the delivery of customer focussed technology.”

Route Services supplies services to all of Network Rail’s business units, allowing them to reap the benefits of economies of scale and the company to optimise resources on a national basis.  Jeremy will be responsible for supplying IT, including infrastructure and support services.

Jeremy will lead the delivery of route services’ customer-focused enabling technology as well as the back office IT operations to deliver a more efficient national service to Network Rail’s devolved route businesses.