Kieny has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, business process redesign, contract negotiations, staff development and systems integration. Kieny previously was VP and global innovation director for MWH Global.

Kieny replaces former CIO Brad Vaughan who retired after 39 years of service. Kieny will be based at the company’s Global Headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas.

"Dan has successfully led the implementation of IT in engineering, consulting and construction projects around the world," said Steve Edwards, chairman, president and CEO of Black & Veatch. "His broad range of knowledge and experience will help enhance the technology set that our workforce requires to serve our clients’ increasingly complex needs."