New CFO at IT business Expansys

FINANCE DIRECTOR VETERAN Chris Ogle takes the role of chief financial officer at IT company Expansys.

Ogle (pictured) has previously worked as FD of software developer Flomerics for eight years. While there, he was pivotal in its expansion across more than 12 countries.

Ogle qualified at Price Waterhouse and spent two years as a management accountant at WPP, nine years at Telstar Entertainment where he was latterly deputy group FD, and finance chief at Artilium.

Most recently he has wored as a consultant for two years and was previously deputy chairman of the Financial Reporting Committee’s Quoted Companies Alliance.

Anthony Catterson, CEO Expansys, said: “Chris Ogle’s combination of directly relevant sector expertise and UK Aim/PLC experience will be invaluable.

“Expansys is trading directly in fifty countries around the world today (indirectly in over 100) and we are committed to growing our international markets, improving financial efficiency across the group and creating value for shareholders.

“Chris has a track record of delivering on those challenges previously and we look forward to working with him.”

Ogle succeeds acting CFO and chief operating officer Tim Eltze, who has been recruited as president of US operations. Eltze has held senior finance roles at marketing business Maritz, and O2.

Cate Hulme was formerly CFO at Expansys having stepped down in July 2010. She is now operations and finance director at Tactical Solutions. Hulme is a former senior manager at both Ernst & Young and PwC.

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