Today DueDil, the company information platform, reported the appointment of Alan Millard as Chairman of the company’s board, with immediate effect.
Alan’s strong financial services experience is set to help DueDil grow its business in the financial services sector, where it already has banking, insurance, and financial technology customers. Additionally, as Chairman, he will be responsible for guiding the company through its European and global expansion plans.
Also a consultant for Table Group, Alan works with CEOs and executive teams regularly across a wide variety of sectors and companies, including; IBM, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, SABmiller and GSK. Prior to the Table Group, Alan was the COO of Hiscox UK and Chairman and CEO of the subsidiary, Hiscox Underwriting Ltd. Whilst at Hiscox, Alan improved profit margins and ran the 2020 strategy, leading the £80m investment in new core systems. He also created Hiscox Futures, the innovation department, to harness technology disruption in Insurance.
Damian Kimmelman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DueDil, said, “Alan is helping us transition from a founder led team to an executive led organisation. He brings with him the eye of the customer which is so critical as we scale. I am honoured to have him on board guiding our global ambitions.”
“A more open business world is essential to global growth and prosperity. DueDil is already the largest and richest source of private company information in the U.K., and one of the largest in Europe. We are on an incredible journey to cover over 200 million companies globally by the end of 2018. I am excited to be part of a company that genuinely improves the business landscape and encourages growth and trade.” said Alan Millard, Chairman of DueDil
In addition to the appointment of Alan Millard as Chairman, DueDil is also announcing the addition of new datasets for DueDil Know Your Customer (KYC) checks, which will provide its customers with an easier, smoother, and more comprehensive KYC check process, providing a more robust view of a company. Information added includes;
- Beneficial owners: Identify the individuals who have a significant control over a business and are the ultimate beneficial owners.
- FCA registration: Know which companies are registered and authorised by the FCA, an essential requirement for many industries.
- News filtering & adverse media: Understand the public perception of companies and ensure you’re working with trustworthy businesses.
DueDil is on a mission to help customers identify opportunities, mitigate risk, and enable cross-border trade with ease. The company recently added 29 million businesses across France, Germany, Benelux, and the Nordics, increasing the company’s coverage of information to 40 million European companies.