James King Joins Ideagen PLC As Chief Revenue Officer

Leading supplier of audit, risk and compliance software to companies operating in highly regulated industries, Ideagen PLC (AIM: IDEA), has today announced the appointment of James King as Chief Revenue Officer.

The Chief Revenue Officer is a new role at Ideagen and it will cover all commercial customer facing activities, including sales, delivery, and customer success. The CRO will also be a member of Ideagen’s Executive Leadership Team.

King joins Ideagen from IDEMIA Group, the French 2.3Bn Euro global leader in digital payment, connectivity, and identity solutions, where he was most recently Senior Vice President of Global Markets for the group’s Digital Business Unit.

With more than 27 years in the technology and software industry King has previously held senior international leadership roles in a number of software companies, including Evolving Systems, which is listed on NASDAQ, where he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing, and Swedish mobile software vendor, SmartTrust, where he was Vice President and General Manager EMEA.

Ben Dorks, CEO of Ideagen said “We see the role of Chief Revenue Officer as an important one in the next phase of Ideagen’s development. Our strategy is to continue to grow our business geographically and by sector and James has been very successful in helping other software businesses to do that. I am delighted to welcome him to the team and very much look forward to working with him.”

King said: “I am enormously excited to be joining such an innovative and fast-growing software business. Ideagen has become one of the leading vendors in the ‘reg-tech’ space with a broad portfolio of SaaS solutions addressing a whole range of highly regulated industries such as financial institutions, life sciences, healthcare, aviation, and manufacturing. I look forward to joining such a talented team and helping them to continue the strong growth story as we look to expand into new market segments, new geographies, and launch new solution offerings to help our customers manage their evolving regulation management needs”.

For more information contact:

Heather Astbury, heather.astbury@ideagen.com, +447340158049

About Ideagen

Ideagen’s software helps companies comply with regulation and manage risk.

Ideagen is a leader in the £3 billion regulatory and compliance software market, serving highly regulated industries such as life sciences, healthcare, banking and finance and insurance.  Ideagen has made 21 acquisitions to build its market leadership.

More than 6,000 organisations use Ideagen's software, including nine of the top 10 UK accounting firms, all of the top aerospace and defence companies and 75% of leading pharmaceutical firms.

Ideagen has a diversified customer base including blue chip, global brands such as Heineken, British Airways, BAE, Aggreko, US Navy, Bank of New York and Johnson Matthey, as well as 250 hospitals across the UK and US.

Ideagen is headquartered in the UK, listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM market (Ticker: IDEA.L), and has key hubs in the UK, EU, US, Middle East and South East Asia.  For further information please visit www.ideagen.com.

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Our strategy is to continue to grow our business geographically and by sector and James has been very successful in helping other software businesses to do that
Ben Dorks, CEO of Ideagen