Today John Webster, the Chairman of Intelligence, announced the appointment of Chris Davies as CEO saying that “Chris has worked with Intelligence since its earliest days in 2003, and has brought superb technical skills and experience combined with an understanding and empathy which is appreciated by both staff and clients”
The appointment reflects the continuing development of the locally owned IT Company and winner of the 2012 Cable & Wireless Award for Excellence in the Use of Technology.
Steve Woodford, outgoing CEO, confirmed the appointment as a positive and important step forward for the company saying “after 11 years building the company from its formation to its current position as an industry leader I am keen to see Intelligence take this important and natural next step in its on-going development. I am delighted that, as a board, we are able to recognise Chris’ exceptional abilities, experience and long service with this promotion.”
John expressed his thanks and appreciation to Steve Woodford for his leadership and the development of Intelligence thus far. John added “I fully understand Steve’s wish to pursue a wider range of interests but welcome the fact he remains actively involved and committed to our development both as a co-owner and active executive member of the board.”
Steve sent his best wishes to Chris adding “Chris’s knowledge of the business, its values, staff, customers and priorities made him the natural choice to take over the role. I know the team and the customers will embrace this change and work with Chris to take the Company on through the next stages of development. I am excited at the prospect of working alongside Chris in his new role.”
Chris commented “I am delighted to be given the opportunity to build on the strong position created by Steve and lead Intelligence into its next phase. We have an amazingly talented and enthusiastic team and a set of unique offerings which customer reaction tells us are directly relevant to these challenging economic times. Our strategy is to build on our Cloud offerings, project management and unique experience designing software for e-gaming and bio-technology companies on the Isle of Man. Intelligence is particularly keen to assist those companies wishing to initiate or expand their genuine economic activities on the Island, being firmly committed to developing the Isle of Man as an International Business Centre.”