KEWILL APPOINTS HISCOX TO BOARD

Masternaut Chairman & CEO Joins Board of Supply Chain Software Provider
as Non-Executive Director

UK Kewill Ltd, a leading provider of innovative software for supply chain execution, has appointed Martin Hiscox, Chairman and CEO of Masternaut, Europe's largest telematics SaaS business, to its Board as Non-Executive Director.

A well-known and respected industry figure, Hiscox is an experienced business leader. He brings to the Kewill Board in excess of 20 years’ experience of private equity owned IT businesses that he will utilize supporting the senior management team in creating and executing successful growth strategies.

This announcement follows a series of recent executive appointments by Kewill to bolster its senior management team and provide leadership to its development, professional services and EMEA sales functions.

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About Kewill Ltd.

Kewill is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable Logistics Service Providers and Shippers to move goods domestically and across international and global borders. Our products empower companies to connect and optimise the performance of their local, international and global transport and logistics operations.  Kewill delivers world-class software in the areas of freight forwarding, customs and export compliance, parcel shipping, transportation & warehousing, eCommerce and B2B integration.  Our customers rely on our innovative software and extensive domain knowledge to improve their business processes, information exchange and management visibility to drive revenue growth, deliver cost savings, improve profitability and meet the changing needs of their customers.

Established in 1972, Kewill has over 7,000 customers around the world including FedEx, Ford, Nestlé, Nike, Palm, Procter & Gamble, Parker Hannifin, Overstock.com, GE Healthcare Bayer, Black & Decker, DHL, Hankyu Hanshin, Hitachi, Ingersoll Rand, Mothercare, UPS, Scott’s & Co. and TNT.

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Hiscox has been Chairman and CEO at Masternaut since June 2012, having previously served as Non-Executive Director and Board Member for the company for over two years.
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Prior to Masternaut he held senior IT industry roles including Chairman and Non-Executive Director at Bar Code Systems International and President International and Vice Chairman at RedPrairie, as well as running his own successful private consulting organization that advises start-up businesses.
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Hiscox has over 20 years’ experience of private equity funded IT start ups, acquisitions, mergers and disposals.
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He has led businesses ranging from high growth start-ups to mature $400m+ global IT companies.
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He has an excellent track record of providing strong leadership focusing on market development; sales and marketing strategy; operational rigor; international growth and effective people management.
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Hiscox holds the qualification Chartered IT Professional (CITP).
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He holds an MBA from Brunel University.
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He is in demand as an industry speaker.
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Quotes

I have no doubt that Martin will bring immediate value to the Kewill Board. His industry experience, particularly of high growth businesses, will provide an essential sounding-board as we roll out new strategies and tactical plans to expedite Kewill’s success across our target markets globally
Robert J.Farrell, President and CEO
Martin has an outstanding track record as a commercial leader and creator of growth in the IT sector and I am delighted to welcome him to the Kewill Board.
Deep Shah, Partner with Francisco Partners and Kewill Board member