Richard Atkins brings an abundance of knowledge and experience to Acora, having spent the majority of his career within the IT services industry.
Previously, he was a Director at Data Sciences where he led its MBO from Thorn EMI in 1991 and then managed its successful sale to IBM in 1996. His final role at IBM was as General Manager for IBM Global Services Northern Europe where he was also a member of the IBM worldwide Senior Leadership Team. Since leaving IBM in 2005 he has acted as a non-executive director for several companies including Compel, Message Labs, Morse and Easynet. As well as being Chairman at 7city Learning and a non-executive director at Aon in the UK, we are now proud to announce him as Chairman of Acora.
David Rabson, CEO commented: “I am delighted that Richard Atkins has joined the Acora board as Chairman. Having spent the last 18 months working towards this appointment I know that Richard’s wealth of business knowledge will be invaluable to Acora and our plans for the coming years.”