Aberdeen-based global Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps has appointed Ally Rule as CFO and Mike Blackburn as UK VP of Sales.
The move reflects the significant global growth of the company across EMEA, the USA and ASEAN Territories.
In his new role as CFO (Chief Financial Officer), Ally Rule is responsible for managing the Group’s financial risks and helping shape strategic and continued global growth, capitalising on the growing worldwide demand for Oracle solutions.
Prior to joining Inoapps, Ally Rule was CFO of Aberdeen based Proserv, a global technology driven oilfield services group. Prior to this, he was a partner with EY, having worked in their Aberdeen, Auckland, London and Edinburgh offices, specialising in corporate acquisitions, disposals and IPOs.
Joining as UK VP of Sales, Mike Blackburn is tasked with developing and deploying an expansive UK sales strategy. Prior to joining Inoapps, Mike was Sales and Marketing Director at AdviserPlus, the UK’s leading provider of managed HR advisory solutions. He has also held board level sales positions in the technology sector, with MHR and NGA HR.
Commenting on the appointments Andy Bird CEO of Inoapps noted, “I’m delighted to welcome these two top-flight executives to the business. We’re investing heavily in building the right management team to drive the global success that Inoapps is enjoying across EMEA, USA and the ASEAN territories. I am confident that these appointments will further strengthen the winning senior team that we have in place.
“Ally’s impressive background in global corporate finance, working for a $500m revenue company and as a partner at EY, makes him a great fit for his new role. He will be instrumental in providing the financial vision and leadership required to take Inoapps to the next level in its evolution.”
“Mike is a proven sales and marketing professional with over twenty-five years’ global success as a sales leader, company director and board member. He brings a wealth of experience in sales strategy and management, and his record of success in the technology sector will be a valuable asset to the company.”
For his part, Ally Rule welcomed Andy Bird’s comments adding, “I’m excited to be part of the Inoapps success story and I welcome my opportunity to work with the wider Senior Leadership Team. My experience as a seasoned CFO and former partner for EY brings an added dimension to an already hugely successful Inoapps.”