Kerridge Commercial Systems strengthens its team

Published:  27 September, 2011

HUNGERFORD: Kerridge Commercial Systems' team has grown steadily over the past 18 months, increasing staff numbers by nearly 20%. The company has now added three new faces to its team. 

Alan Cross, chief operating officer, joins the company in July following a career spanning 25 years in logistics, supply chain and operations management. He previously worked for Kewill where, as VP professional services EMEA, hew was responsible for software delivery across Europe managing consultancy teams based in Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and the UK.

Mr Cross has experience in sectors such as transport and logistics, manufacturing, government, financials and defence, working with companies such as Infor, Mapics and Xelus. He has worked in Washington DC in he US as part of a UK team alongside the US Navy supporting the UK nuclear missile programme.

Eric Leboeuf, international development director, joins Kerridge Commercial Systems to lead international expansion. He has 20 years of business development expertise in various sectors, including process automation, documentation and information management.

Mr Leboeuf was previously employed at OPEX Corporation, where he drove the company's strategic expansion through channel and alliance partners. Prior to that, he served as international channel sales director with IHS, offering critical information services to global technology leaders and governmental organisations.

Chris Grew, services manager, joins the company from a background in services and commercial management. Spanning over 15 years, he has a broad range of experience covering UK, European and International services and service partners. Mr Grew's will focus specifically on hosting, hardware, hardware maintenance services and telecommunications. He will further develop the management information with regards to service performance.

Ian Bendelow, group managing director, said: "We are delighted to welcome the new staff to our expanding team. Collectively, we are adding more than 60 years of experience to the management team, Alan, Eric and Chris will provide strategic guidance and support as the company grows both in the UK and overseas."

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