Non-Executive Chairman

Quick Look

  • Title: Non-Executive Chairman
  • Type: Search-led hybrid
  • Salary: Fixed Annual Retainer
  • Location: London
  • Contact: Stephen Neel / Phil de Glanville
  • Reference: W/L015
  • Categories: Technology


Acquisitive listed company and leading provider of software to the commodity, energy and recycling industries with global blue chip customer base and ambitious expansion plans.

The Position

  • Ensure effective Board leadership with emphasis on strategy, risk and company performance.   Chair Board, general meetings and AGM.  Agree executive Director objectives; facilitate effective contribution of NEDs.
  • Ensure appropriate skills and experience of Board members and committees are in place.  Regular review of effectiveness: identifying Board development needs and those of individual Directors.
  • Meet with shareholders, promoting effective communication; ensure Board are aware of shareholders' views.

The Candidate 

  • Prior experience as NED/Chairman, most likely a former CEO.  Experience gained within software services organisation operating within global financial services sector is desirable.
  • Strong operational experience, with awareness of challenges and opportunities faced by an international technology business. Extensive exposure to M&A and organisational integration.
  • Strong leadership skills coupled with emotional intelligence, developed analytical skills, optimism and persuasive communications to inspire confidence in others.  Experience of a winning culture of employee engagement that stimulates and drives growth in performance and shareholder value.

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