LINKFRESH Appoints Andy Makeham as New CEO of UK and Global Operations
CAMBRIDGE, UK – To bolster its UK and global supply chain software operations, LINKFRESH has found a new CEO in tech veteran, Andy Makeham.
“LINKFRESH is a great company with a great product, staff and customers,” said Makeham in a press release. “I have competed with them in the past, and they were always tough to beat, so when the CEO opportunity arose, I didn’t have to think twice.”
Makeham brings over 40 years of software business experience to the LINKFRESH team and his U.K. and globally-minded appointment. In addition to founding and developing several tech businesses, like Sheffield Micro and BEC Group, Makeham has also held several senior IT positions at sector companies such as Advanced Computer Software Group plc, and Kewill Systems plc.
Makeham most recently acted as Founder and CEO of K3 Business Technology Group PLC. As CEO of K3, Makeham grew company sales to £70 million (approximately $102 million) with an operating profit of £10 million (about $15 million).
Makeham said that he is looking forward to growing business for LINKFRESH in his new role, as well. “With the fresh food market expanding rapidly, and the U.K. economy recovering, I am looking forward to spearheading LINKFRESH’s U.K. and global business, working with our fresh food customers to deliver the innovative and relevant software that is increasingly essential as the food industry raises the bar on traceability and transparency,” concluded Makeham.
LINKFRESH said that it plans to continue expanding and hiring in both the U.K. and the U.S.
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