Clive White joins Leading Resolutions as Chief Operating Officer
Clive White has joined independent IT and business consultancy, Leading Resolutions as Chief Operating Officer from Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) where he was the Shared Services Director for the Insurance Division.
Clive’s role is to enhance Leading Resolution’s existing capabilities and create new offerings for the business to enable continued and, where appropriate, accelerated growth.
Clive is a senior IT executive and change leader with large scale global operations and change credentials. He brings a wealth of cross-industry experience and a proven track record in delivering high profile, high value projects. He has worked with a number of blue chip organisations over the last 23 years including IBM, AT&T, Accenture, BSkyB and Scottish Widows (Lloyds Banking Group (LBG)). As part of Europe’s largest Financial Services integration bringing together LloydsTSB and HBoS, he also led the integration of the heritage Scottish Widows IT and business operations function within LBG in December 2011.
Clive has managed global operations with budget responsibility in excess of $0.25bn and his career highlights include launching one Europe’s first commercial corporate Internet services, delivering Y2K compliance for one of the largest global network infrastructures and delivering two offshore application maintenance outsource programmes. As Director of Infrastructure & Operations at BSkyB, Clive was also part of the leadership team that launched Sky Broadband to nine million consumers.
In 2007, Clive founded Hyperforma Ltd, a business and personal change consultancy developing change agendas leveraging neural linguistic programming (NLP) and emotional intelligence (EI) capabilities. The holder of an MBA (Exec) and BSc (Hons) in Integrated (IBM) Computer Science, Clive also takes a keen interest in the influence of technology on both business and society and the potential of social media and mobile technologies.
Commenting on the appointment, Jeff Motto, CEO of Leading Resolutions, said “Clive’s practical experience in both industry and consulting across business change, large scale operational and deep IT transformational roles will continue to keep our business relevant and forward looking. His arrival also adds to our significant pool of senior industry practitioners at the disposal of our clients.”
For more information, call Leading Resolutions on 08450 600 601 or visit www.leadingresolutions.com.
For more information contact:
Sara Tye or Emma De Maio
Tel: 07786 176 617 or 07921 160 134
Leading Resolutions – Backgrounder
Established in 2001, Leading Resolutions Limited is an independent IT consultancy. From its headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire and its regional offices across the UK, including London, the company works with many of the world’s major businesses, both nationally and internationally. Having previously worked in blue chip businesses themselves, the founders of Leading Resolutions fully understand the IT challenges faced by large organisations. Today, the business employs more than 100 staff.
Leading Resolutions’ three core values - independence, integrity and being passionate about our quality of client delivery – keep the business clear of any vested interests or vendor ties, enabling the business to act as an impartial interface between a client’s IT and its business culture.
Services offered by Leading Resolutions include aiding adoption and management of new technologies such as cloud computing, Software as a Service (SaaS) and green IT; sourcing and supplier management, enterprise architecture, IT business innovation, reducing operational costs, developing IT strategies and consolidating infrastructure and applications.
All of the Leading Resolutions senior team are IT practitioners in their own right, with decades of experience in large, complex organisations. Fully up to date with industry frameworks and best practices such as PRINCE2, Six Sigma, SFIA, CobiT, ISO/IEC 20000 and ITIL, they bring insight and proven expertise to all types of IT and business challenges and opportunities.
With many clients in the FTSE 500, Leading Resolutions is the IT consultancy of choice for many of the world’s leading names. Some recent and current projects include:
Comet – IT transformation; desktop, storage, server and network refresh
City & Guilds – Interim IT leadership and senior management team
Telindus – Interim senior management, project, commercial and technical expertise
Sony – ongoing consultancy and data centre consolidation
Edwards – IT de-coupling with new outsourcing for business separation
National Trust – organisational transformation
Leading Resolutions is proud that most of its new business comes from recommendations from existing clients.
Strategy - creating a business-focused IT vision and strategy, from the operating model, through managing IT risk and establishing governance to defining enterprise architecture and sourcing principles.
People - putting the right organisational structure, people and skills in place, workforce planning, interim management and programmes to enhance individual performance and acceptance of organisational change.
Process - achieving operational excellence through service desk consultancy, ongoing service improvement, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, demonstrating the business value of IT through a Business Balanced Scorecard.
Technology - exploiting new technologies and leveraging existing investments, leading technology direction beyond the traditional 'engine room' systems in areas such as collaboration, mobility and digital.
Sourcing - developing partnerships and agreements with providers across all sectors of the IT industry, from enterprise applications, data centres and networks to emerging technologies.
Projects - ensuring that change agendas deliver on time and on budget – and make significant commercial contributions.
Review & Audit - providing independent and objective insight across entire organisations, to reduce risk and assist with investment planning.
For more information, visit www.leadingresolutions.com.
For further information or if you would like any interviews, contact:
Sara Tye or Emma De Maio
Tel: 07786 176 617 or 07921 160 134