EC1 Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Wright as an independent Non-Executive Director.
Jonathan Wright is to join the EC1 Partners board as a Non-Executive Director effective from March 2020. Jonathan has in-depth experience of the International recruitment sector including over 10 years as CEO at the Alexander Mann Group.
At Alexander Mann, Jonathan worked with its founder, James Caan to develop a broad-based recruitment services business where he helped to facilitate growth in revenues from £1.25m to £130m.
Jonathan has held board positions at three PLC’s including the leading Train and Deploy specialist FDM, as well as Chairman positions at International Technology Recruiter Ikas International and specialist Microsoft Recruiter Cognitive Group. He has been responsible for over 30 funding transactions in the sector including 2 IPO’s and multiple rounds of Private Equity funding and acquisitions.
EC1 Partner’s Jamie Cole, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Jonathan Wright to the EC1 Partners Board. Jonathan’s depth and breadth of experience, across many different sectors and countries will be a significant asset to EC1 Partners as we look to strengthen and expand our business whilst navigating the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am very pleased to be joining EC1 Partners as a non-executive director. Although this is a concerning time for the global economy and for society, I believe that the FinTech industry, with its innate technological advantages will show a good level of robustness in the face of adversity. The sector will continue to need top class talent and EC1 is well positioned to provide that access - with in depth market knowledge and exceptional execution ability.
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