Vertex Strengthens Board With Appointment Of Private Sector Managing Director
He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge having led several large Business Process Outsourcing operations in the UK, South Africa, Europe and the Far East. Over the past 13 years, he has taken on the roles of Managing Director at Ventura, led the MBI team of Telecom Service Centres (TCS) and most recently took on the role of Group CEO for Merchants (part of Dimension Data).
Bruce has a corporate background gained in Banking and Finance and spent 20 years at Lloyds Bank having held various senior roles including Managing Director of the Jersey-based offshore banking team. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and Institute of Bankers.
Over the last 2 years, he has fulfilled various consulting roles encompassing business reviews, preparing strategic plans through implementation, funding and acquisition roles.
Commenting on his new appointment, Bruce said, "I am delighted to accept the fantastic opportunity to join the Board of Vertex. I look forward to leveraging my industry knowledge and network to promote the business and build on the super progress the team have been making."
Vertex's CEO Richard Graham concluded, "Bruce is an entrepreneurial leader who takes active involvement in winning new business and ensuring operational excellence to meet client expectations. I am delighted he has joined the Vertex team and look forward to seeing his focus and energy helping us to achieve continuing business growth in the UK Private Sector."
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Vertex was founded in 1996 as a subsidiary of British utilities provider, United Utilities Plc. The company has grown organically and through acquisition to offer transformational outsourcing (BPO) and information technology services capabilities to utilities, financial services, retail, telecommunications, travel and central and local government sectors.
In July 2008, Vertex acquired Alliance Data's Utility Services division.
Today Vertex employs over 8,000 people across the UK, North America and India. In the utility sector within North America, Vertex has 2,500 dedicated practitioners, 18 centers of excellence, and more than 70 electric, gas, and water clients.