Innovative managed IT services provider Managed 24/7 has appointed Andrew Whitford as Chief Financial Officer. 

The firm, which has a predicted turnover of more than £15 million in 2016/7, has appointed Andrew to head up its financial team and build a strong infrastructure to enable Managed 24/7 to continue its rapid growth.

John Pepper, CEO and Founder of Managed 24/7, commented: ““I am incredibly proud to announce Andrew Whitford’s appointment as Chief Finance Officer of Managed 24/7. Andrew has been working with the board in an interim capacity for several months and has become a core part of our foundations.

“Andrew has a background in fast-growing tech businesses and has all the knowledge to assist us in our next phase of growth and to enable us to better support our clients.

“Our company invests heavily in all employees, ensuring that the very best people in the industry are secured and retained. Andrew is a perfect example of our commitment to continually raising the bar through the appointment of sector-leading personnel.”

Managed 24/7 was voted managed IT services provider of the year in 2016 – as well as winning accolades such as Sunday Times Tech 100, Deloitte Tech UK 100 and Deloitte 500 EMEA. These achievements were one of the main factors that made Managed 24/7 stand out for Andrew.

Andrew Whitford, commented: “I’ve spent the last eight years working as a financial consultant with a wide range of SMEs within the technology sector and it is rare to come across a business with such ambitious plans, and the technology and team to make them a reality.

“I’m really excited to be taking up the CFO position and will be working with John and the wider management team to help grow the business.”

Prior to taking on this role, Andrew worked as a private financial consultant, supporting a range of SMEs in the technology sector and high-wealth private individuals.