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have more than 40 years’ experience in technology and security, including spells at Symantec, McAfee, Zivver (Brown) and Bitdefender, MalwareBytes, FireEye, Trend Micro (Phillips). HUMAN, which was acquired by Goldman Sachs in partnership with ClearSky Security and NightDragon in December, protects organisations and internet platforms from bot attacks and fraud by verifying that humans and not bots are present in ten trillion digital interactions each week. Acquisitions big focus for FluidOne CFO Livingbridge-backed connected cloud solutions provider FluidOne is supporting its buy and build growth strategy with the appointment of Roy Hastings as CFO. In addition to leading the finance team, Hastings, who joined the company in November, will play a leading role in FluidOne’s acquisition strategy alongside CEO Russell Horton. His appointment follows the company’s acquisitions of PSU in October 2020 and Cyber Security Associates in January 2021. These added IT managed services/ unified communications and advanced security capabilities to FluidOne’s portfolio of connectivity services delivered via its national fibre network (Platform One). A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, Hastings previously worked as an M&A Director at a FTSE 100 company and within the corporate finance advisory arm of a ‘Big 4’ accountancy firm, where he was involved in corporate finance transactions, with valuations ranging from under £1m to £5bn. FluidOne is a £37 million turnover company, providing 1,150 customers, including 200 channel resellers, with connectivity, SD-WAN, cyber security, IT managed services, mobile, IoT, UCaaS and CCaaS. Jola appoints board members following BGF investment Jola, the channel-only eSIM MVNO, providing IoT and mobile data solutions to MSPs, ISPs, IT support companies and telecommunications resellers, has appointed three new board members, following a £10.25m investment from BGF. These are Non-Executive Director Martin Harriman , who has worked for some of the largest companies in the telecoms sector, including Telefonica, where he was CEO, O2, Ericsson Marconi and Lightsquared; years at Computacenter, the global IT services organisation. In his new role, Moffitt will continue to grow the company through acquisition, building on the nine that CCS has made since it was founded in 2007. Veritas move for Cashman Data protection company Veritas has appointed Barry Cashman as its new Regional Vice-President for the UK & Ireland. Cashman joins Veritas from Micro Focus where he has spent the last four years as VP and General Manager, UK&I. Before that, he worked at VCE for two years, where he was Vice President, EMEA, and at EMC where he was ultimately responsible for the company’s $2 billion EMEA enterprise business. UK MD to drive Globant expansion Globant, an IT and software development company specialising in digital consulting, technology, software development and emerging technologies, has appointed Stuart Deignan as its UK Managing Director. Joining from competitor ThoughtWorks, Deignan will implement Globant’s UK expansion plans, which have already seen it open a new London office in Hatton Garden and expand its multi-cloud digital transformation capabilities with the acquisition of CloudShift. Deignan said: “The UK is an important market both domestically and as a gateway to Europe and beyond. In my new role as UK Managing Director, I plan to replicate Globant’s explosive growth across LATAM and EMEA here in the UK.” With 16,000 employees in 18 countries, Globant provides end-to-end IT and software solutions to a range of customers including the Metropolitan Police, EA Games, Autodesk, Santander, HSBC, Coca Cola, American Express and National Geographic. HUMAN expands its UK presence Following its expansion into the UK last year and its change of name from White Ops, anti-bot/ad fraud specialist HUMAN is raising its profile on these shores with the appointments of Chris Brown , as VP of International Sales, and Mark Phillips , as VP of Solution Architecture for EMEA and APAC. Between them, Brown and Phillips 01732 759725 42 Andy Moffitt Stuart Deignan Roy Hastings PEOPLE Chief Financial Officer Ronnie Smith , previously CFO at Spiritel and co-founder/ CFO of Six Degrees Group, who joined Jola in June 2020 and guided the company through the BGF investment; and Investor Director Seb Saywood , who joined BGF in January 2018. ‬ New head of security at Adarma Cheryl Martin has joined independent cyber security services company Adarma as head of Security Consulting in its London office. She was previously Senior Managing Director at Gartner Consulting, where she led the financial services arm, and before that an equity partner in EY’s EMEA Financial Services Technology Advisory team. Her appointment follows the recruitment of ex-Cisco Global Vice President John Maynard as Adarma’s new CEO in November 2020. Alongside her role as head of Security Consulting, Cheryl will be responsible for driving Adarma’s equality, diversity and inclusion activities. Privacy first for Auth0 Auth0, provider of a platform to authenticate, authorise and secure access for applications, devices and users, has appointed Lucy McGrath as its first Vice President of Privacy. Based in London, the international data privacy lawyer will lead the company’s global data privacy programmes, further embed privacy-by-design principles into Auth0’s products and processes and continue to shape a culture of privacy for the company and its customers. McGrath has 20 years of data privacy experience working with Fortune 500 brands, including Thermo Fisher Scientific, Promontory Financial Group (an IBM Company), NBCUniversal, Salesforce and TJX Europe. Six degrees promotion for Simon Crawley-Trice UK-based secure cloud services provider Six Degrees has promoted Simon Crawley- Trice to CEO, following the elevation of David Howson to Chairperson of the Board. Crawley-Trice joined Six degrees as Practice Group Managing Director in October 2020. Before that, he was part of the EMEA Executive team at Rackspace, where he led the company’s growth in public cloud, application, data managed services and professional services. Howson said: “I’m immensely proud of everything we’ve achieved over the past four years, culminating this year in the launch of our powerful Beyond Cloud proposition and our newly awarded status as an Azure Expert MSP. Six Degrees is now entering the next stage of its growth journey and we recruited Simon last year in anticipation of these changes.” Lucy McGrath, Auth0 Simon Crawley- Trice, Six Degrees Martin Harriman, Jola Ronnie Smith, Jola Chris Brown, HUMAN Cheryl Martin, Adarma ...continued