Sepura has announced that Richard Smith formally joined the company as Group CFO on 4 January 2016. Smith brings many years’ of business experience, having previously been CFO for a number of listed and privately held technology businesses, most recently Imagination Technologies Group plc. He has also held roles at Vodafone, Porsche and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“I’m delighted to be joining Sepura at this exciting time of expansion and growth,” said Smith. “The company has built a strong market position, and with the recent acquisition of Teltronic has created an excellent opportunity to capitalise on the growing worldwide demand for digital communications. I look forward to contributing to Sepura’s future success.”
Gordon Watling, Group CEO, commented: "Richard is a valuable addition to the group’s senior management team. With many years’ experience in the technology sector he brings the skills and qualities we need to lead and manage our key corporate financial functions.
“He joins us following a strong financial performance in the first half of our current financial year and I am sure that, alongside our existing management team, he will make a major contribution to achieving our rapid growth objectives.”