Chess has recently appointed a new member of the board and Chief Operating Officer Steve Cox. As Chief Operating Officer and board member, Steve will bring recently acquired IT service providers, including Lanway, Pinnacle, Parachute IT and PowerC IT together within a single structure and consolidate Chess’ ICT proposition.
Steve joins Chess from the Technology Service Group where he was a main board director. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in IT service businesses having worked for the Intermediate Capital Group, Barclays Capital and Ford to name a few.
Under the new set up, a team of 50 Chess people based in Burnley, Borehamwood and Queenslie, will service over 1,500 current customers, providing them with complete ICT solutions.
Steve commented “I always wanted to be part of an ambitious and growing company that values its people. My vision was to build a single national IT Service provider with a local presence built on the foundations of passionate people delivering quality service”.
When asked about his focus for the next 12 months Steve said “My number one goal is to achieve our shared vision and strive to make Chess a great place to be a customer. To do that we have to get our structure, the interaction with our customers and our systems right.”
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