MDS, a leading provider of real-time charging, billing and customer management solutions announced today that Russell Hunt has joined the company as CFO. He will be providing financial leadership and expertise to support aggressive growth plans.
A Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in financial roles across a variety of sectors, Hunt joins MDS from Agrivert Group Ltd, a provider of organic waste management solutions, where he was Group Finance Director.
Prior to joining Agrivert, Hunt was Group Finance Director at Sorex Holdings Ltd, a leading manufacturer of branded chemical and non-chemical products for professional pest management. During his tenure, the group delivered an impressive track record of profitable growth before subsequently being acquired by BASF Plc in 2008.
His extensive skills in managing business growth, appraising new business opportunities, identifying efficiency gains and driving corporate development align well with MDS’ strategy.
“Joining an exciting and growing company like MDS is a unique opportunity,” stated Hunt. “Its strong balance sheet, expert team and established customer base offer a solid foundation for even greater expansion. I am looking to forward working with the team.”
Mark Edwards, CEO at MDS, added, “Russell is an exceptional financial leader, and we are thrilled he will be joining the team. MDS is a fast-growth business and Russell’s background in growing companies and developing the financial programmes needed to maximise their upward path is key to our strategy. He is a strong addition to our management team.”