Proactis announces the appointment of Sophie Tomkins as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
1 November 2018 - Proactis, the global spend management and B2B eCommerce company, has announced the appointment of Sophie Tomkins as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.
Sophie is a qualified Chartered Accountant, followed by nearly two decades as a stockbroker. She started at Cazenove, the stockbroker and investment bank, followed by the more entrepreneurial wealth management firm Collins Stewart. She also gained valuable experience at Fairfax, where she ran a highly profitable operating division.
Sophie also sits on the Board of several AIM listed companies. She is Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of both Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (retail and manufacturing) and Cloudcall Group PLC (software) and has recently joined the Board of System1 Group PLC (market research and advertising).
Sophie joins Proactis as the Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Alan Aubrey, Chairman of the Company commented: "We are delighted to appoint Sophie to the Board. As part of a corporate governance review, the Board acknowledged that independence was a skill set that would complement the overall balance of the Board. We believe Sophie has real in-depth public market experience to complement our work and will be a great addition."