Edinburgh-headquartered Exception has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Alasdair Hendry as the company’s new Head of Transformation & Consulting.
The Board of Directors has also committed a further seven-figure investment to expand the business’s core digital offerings.
Alasdair will hold responsibility for Digital Transformation, Software Development and its DevOps practice across the UK, and joins the business from Sopra Steria, where he spent over 10 years in various roles including his most recent as Head of Regional Digital Transformation.
The appointment of Alasdair is part of a larger strategic plan which will see an increased level of investment across Exception’s digital service offerings. The business has seen its number of staff grow to over 250 people across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Manchester, Birmingham and London.
Alasdair Hendry spoke of his eagerness to get started at Exception: “I am thoroughly looking forward to my new challenge at Exception. The technical teams and consultants here have a brilliant track-record of delivering transformation programs across Financial Services and the Public Sector and I am keen to continue those successes.”
Chief Executive Officer of Exception, Scott McGlinchey said: “Alasdair joins us at an exciting time for the organisation as we look to expand our digital services portfolio and grow the business further. He brings considerable experience and enthusiasm to his role as Head of Transformation and Consulting and the team are thrilled to have him on board”.
Exception, which reported a turnover of over £28M for year ending December 2017, up £2M on the previous year, is one of Scotland’s largest indigenous Digital IT companies. Over the last 12 months Exception has also been active in investing in its emerging technology partner organisations, adding to the milestone purchase of Waracle in 2016.
The last year has seen investments in Dundee-based Augmented Reality company Mozenix, Kumulos who help customers manage the technical and commercial performance of apps and one of Scotland’s leading Blockchain experts Wallet.Services.
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