365 Response is proud to announce the appointment of Dean Barber, Chief Financial Officer. Following the recent BGF investment announcement, Dean has joined the 365 Response Board of Directors, with responsibility for establishing a finance function to support the business as it continues to scale up, as well as leading the financial and strategic future of the business. Dean will work in partnership with the commercial team to identify and support the purchase of strategic acquisitions.
Dean is a chartered accountant having trained and qualified at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and brings with him over 20 years of finance experience, with senior positions held in the healthcare technology sector. Most recently Dean was CFO for a managed IT services provider and prior to that spent over six years as Group Financial Controller for EMIS Group PLC, the UK leader in connected healthcare software and systems.
Announcing the appointment, Sarah Fatchett, CEO & Founder, 365 Response said, “The Board and I are delighted to welcome Dean to 365 Response at this exciting time of extensive growth. We look forward to benefiting from Dean’s experience and strengthening our financial position as we begin this new phase of our business, following our recent investment.”
Dean commented, “I’m thrilled to be joining 365 Response at such an exciting stage of its journey. With its fast-paced, innovative approach, award-winning digital platform solutions, and a great team of talented people, it is in a unique position to achieve further growth. I’m looking forward to being an integral part of that future progress.”
Brendan Fatchett, 365 Chief Commercial Officer commented; “We would welcome contact from Corporate Finance professionals who might represent SAAS businesses in the public sector looking to sell. We see M&A as a core part of the business’s long-term strategy and I will be working closely with Dean to identify and acquire businesses as part of a broader buy and build strategy.”
This exciting time for 365 Response has seen our teams and our customer base grow substantially in recent months and we look forward to going from strength to strength as we further develop our solutions.
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