Trevor Rolls appointed as Chairman of Sapphire Systems

Trevor Rolls appointed as Chairman of Sapphire Systems
06.06.2020 06:59 am

Trevor Rolls appointed as Chairman of Sapphire Systems

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Sapphire Systems, a provider of world class enterprise software applications and services, announced the appointment of a new Chairman as the firm gears up for its next growth phase. It follows an agreement with investment partner Horizon Capital in January 2020, which forms part of the software provider’s strategy to build scale and pursue ambitious expansion plans, both organically and through M&A.
 
Trevor Rolls will assume the role of Chairman from 5th June 2020, bringing with him a wealth of experience from across the technology sector. A seasoned strategist with expertise in enterprise software, data science and cloud, Trevor has built and exited numerous businesses over the last 25 years.
 
Rolls currently chairs a number of IT services firms operating in the software optimisation, cyber security, data science and wired and wireless networking spaces. His remit spans supporting management teams in the development of growth strategies, board development, M&A activity and fundraising.  
 
“We are delighted to welcome Trevor’s extensive talents to our board,” comments Ian Caswell, CEO, Sapphire Systems. “As we focus on achieving substantial growth, both organically and via acquisition over the next few years, Trevor brings in-depth experience of both. His record of success working with a multitude of fast growing technology and professional services companies will support our ambitions substantially, instilling industry best practice and expanding our market share across an increased number of segments and geographies.”
 
“Having engaged with Ian and the Sapphire board through our mutual connections with Horizon Capital, it was abundantly clear that we had a great deal of synergy,” comments Trevor Rolls, Chairman, Sapphire Systems. “My experience of working with companies in a similar space, at a similar stage in their growth trajectory, meant that the role represented a very good fit. While the current market is undoubtedly turbulent, there are clear opportunities for those technology leaders with the right strategy, agility and ability to capitalise on new innovations. I’m very much looking forward to supporting Sapphire in building market value, expanding market share and delivering on its goals.”

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