Adam Binks was previously chief operating officer
Adam Binks was previously chief operating officer
Richard Bell

New CEO to lead Liverpool tech company SysGroup through ‘next stage of growth’

Managed IT services and cloud hosting provider SysGroup plc has appointed a new chief executive officer.

The Liverpool-based company confirmed this morning (April 3) that its chief operating officer, Adam Binks, will now take on the role of CEO.

Adam will take SysGroup through its next stage of expansion, which will include strategic acquisitions and organic growth to bolster its customer offering and geographical reach.

The firm also plans to invest in new technology.

Adam joined the business in 2014 and was appointed to the board last year. According to SysGroup, he has played an important role in the firm’s latest developments, including its £3.9m acquisition of Rockford IT.

Interim executive chairman Michael Edelson will resume his position of non-executive chairman.

He said: “We are delighted that Adam has accepted the CEO position. He has been an important member of the team for a number of years and has played a pivotal role in the development of the company.

“Since his appointment to the board, Adam has made significant progress across the entire Group and we have been impressed with his strategic vision and leadership capabilities.”

Michael continued: “His proven leadership and experience in IT combined with forward-thinking vision and unwavering commitment to the company’s growth, made him the natural choice to assume this role

“The board has full confidence that Adam will realise the market opportunity for SysGroup as a managed services provider, leading the team through the next stage of growth.”

Adam commented: “Having worked with SysGroup for some time now and being involved in a long list of recent developments and achievements, I am thrilled to step into the CEO role.

“This is an exciting time for the company and I am committed to leading the team to drive further growth and continue our journey to expand our managed services offering.”

The appointment follows half-year growth of 46.6% for the six months to September 30 2017.

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