Ideagen Plc Creates Chief Development Officer Role
Leading global provider of software in the audit, risk and compliance market, Ideagen Plc, has announced the creation of the role of Chief Development Officer.
The role has been created in order to help the business deliver its strategic plan and reflects the importance the company places on meeting the needs of its customers through product development and innovation.
Geoff Neil, who was the Vice President of Engineering at Ideagen, has been promoted into the new role of Chief Development Officer.
CEO of Ideagen, Ben Dorks, said: “The promotion of Geoff to Chief Development Officer is a strategic and exciting move for Ideagen. We recognise the importance of product development to our global customer base. As the world around us is changing and people are becoming more reliant on technology to do their jobs, we need to ensure we are at the forefront of offering our customers the very best and most innovative solutions to meet their audit, risk and compliance obligations. By creating this new senior level position, we are ensuring this area of our business is given the focus and resources it needs.”
A graduate of Nottingham University, where he gained both a BSc in Mathematics and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Geoff has extensive experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Ideagen in May 2019, Geoff held senior roles in a range of companies, including IBM, Thomson Reuters and Refinitiv. This is his second promotion since joining Ideagen as Head of Development last year.
Geoff said: “I am absolutely delighted to be given the role of Chief Development Officer at Ideagen. I believe the future is very promising for this industry in general and Ideagen in particular. Although we are all operating in a challenging environment at the moment, with challenges comes the opportunity to innovate and I am thrilled to be able to drive forward Ideagen’s product development work to deliver real value for our customers.”
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Ideagen is a UK-headquartered, global technology company quoted on the London Stock Exchange AIM market (Ticker: IDEA.L).
The Group provides software and services to organisations operating within highly regulated industries such as aviation, banking and finance, life science, healthcare and manufacturing with its main operational premises spread throughout the UK, EU, US, Middle East and SE Asia.
With an excellent portfolio of software products including Q-Pulse, Coruson, Pentana Audit, Pentana Risk and PleaseReview, Ideagen helps its clients reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk.
Currently, more than 5,000 organisations use Ideagen's products including eight of the top 10 UK accounting firms, all of the top aerospace and defence companies and 75% of the world's leading pharmaceutical firms.
Ideagen's diverse and varied customer base includes many well-known, global brands such as British Airways, Aggreko, BAE, Ryanair, US Navy, KLM, BBVA, Bank of New York, Commerzbank, Meggitt, Heineken, Johnson Matthey, Haeco Group and European Central Bank. As well as this, Ideagen counts 180 hospitals across the UK and US amongst its client base.