28 October 2019 – SureCloud, a provider of cloud-based, Integrated Risk Management solutions and cybersecurity & risk services, has appointed Chris Haynes to the position of CFO.
Chris will be responsible for setting and managing the firm’s financial strategy, ensuring that the company is structured optimally for growth, and leading the finance and administration functions of the business. He will ultimately be responsible for running SureCloud alongside the CEO and COO, ensuring that the company has the right structure and financing in place to support its ambitious growth plans.
Chris joins SureCloud from Ipex Capital, an early stage technology fund, where he has been CFO and a partner since 2006. His 25-year finance career has seen him take on CFO roles across a range of dynamic technology companies and at Ipex combined portfolio CFO roles as well as management of the venture capital fund. Chris has led multiple fund raising rounds and taken several businesses through to successful exits.
“The quality of the SureCloud leadership team, and the agility and innovation of its platform, make this a hugely exciting opportunity,” said Chris. “As a cloud-based platform, SureCloud’s solutions fits with existing customer workflows with minimal disruption, and it delivers both cybersecurity and GRC solutions within a really dynamic landscape.”
He added: “All this means that the growth potential is very exciting, and the challenges and opportunities for the finance function are second to none. I’m delighted to join the leadership team at SureCloud to help take the business through its next stage of growth, ensuring it has the right financial strategy, systems and processes in place to support rapid and profitable growth.”
Richard Hibbert, SureCloud CEO, said: “Chris has a fantastic pedigree when it comes to delivering ambitious but sustainable business growth and helping innovative technology businesses make their mark. His strategic mindset and incredible experience will be a huge asset for SureCloud, and we’re delighted to have him on board as we move into the next phase of our development.”
"Chris' strategic mindset and incredible experience will be a huge asset for SureCloud, and we're delighted to have him on board as we move into the next phase of our development."
Richard Hibbert, SureCloud CEO
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