Proactis appoints Richard Hughes as Chief Financial Officer

Proactis, the global spend management and B2B eCommerce company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Hughes as Chief Financial Officer and to the Board of Directors.

Richard has significant experience in financial control, accounting, reporting, compliance and governance across EMEA, CALA and APAC gained through his roles at ARRIS International plc and formerly with Pace plc where he has worked since joining the Pace Group in 2011 (Pace was subsequently acquired by ARRIS in 2016).

In his role as Finance Director, International of ARRIS International plc, he led the international finance function integrations of both Pace plc and the ARRIS Enterprise Networks Business Unit following their respective acquisitions. Prior to joining Pace plc Richard held senior positions at PwC for 7 years and worked for them in both Australia and the UK.

Tim Sykes, Chief Executive Officer, commented: "We are delighted to have Richard join the Proactis Board. He has substantial experience working within and helping to grow publicly-listed companies operating internationally. We are confident that his appointment will bring immediate value to our Board and the Company as a whole and we look forward to working alongside Richard to re-focus the Group and drive growth in what continues to be an attractive market."