Higgin has a career spanning over 25 years working in energy, utilities and infrastructure roles
CityFibre has announced the appointment of Vicky Higgin in the newly created role of chief digital and information officer (CDIO).
She previously led the digital services team within National Highways who were responsible for England’s operational roadside technology.
Before this, she was chief information officer VP of IT transformation in the UK and US at National Grid and part of a 1,000 strong IT team.
Higgin said: “There is a huge opportunity for CityFibre to put in place an IT framework that future proofs it for the next decade and offers our customers a level of service they can’t find elsewhere on the market.
“I am looking forward to working with every team at CityFibre and placing IT enablement at the heart of our future-thinking mindset.”
CityFibre chief executive officer Greg Mesch added: “We’re building a digital infrastructure platform that sets a new standard in the market and our IT strategy is critical as we deliver that vision.
“Vicky’s experience of leading innovative IT transformation projects in infrastructure businesses couldn’t be better suited to our business and speed of development.”