ITI Operations Limited, one of the largest independent system integrators in the UK, is pleased to announce that Mark Hardy has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mark has spent the last few years as an independent advisor to Private Equity Investors, Industrial Technology Companies and Start-up Businesses and brings significant experience and knowledge to the Company, from both a commercial and industry perspective. Mark has also held executive leadership positions at other UK System Integration companies and his market awareness, network connections and competitor insight will be invaluable to ITI in its mission to enhance customers’ operations and transform industry.
Commenting on the appointment, CEO Andrew Mills said: “I am delighted to welcome Mark to the ITI Group during this exciting phase of our Company’s expansion. His digital operations and safety & control experience, combined with in-depth knowledge of our markets, aligns with our business objectives and growth strategy. Mark’s relationships and network with many of our blue-chip customers and suppliers will be particularly beneficial as we look to expand our offering and deliver digital transformation in a rapidly changing world.”
Mark Hardy added: “I have admired ITI for a number of years, they are already well established and recognised as a highly skilled and innovative company in the industry, and this truly is an exciting time to join. The world around us is changing, with technology being at the forefront of that evolution, and we have a real opportunity to help customers gain real tangible business benefits from applying technology alongside ITI’s significant domain expertise to enhance their operations. The innovation that ITI has shown both strategically since they gained independence at the end of 2018, and in terms of what they can offer clients, means that there is enormous potential to make a real difference. I’m thoroughly looking forward to realising the full potential with Andrew and his Team.”
Mark’s new role will sit between the ITI Executive Board and the Company’s investors, Alcuin Capital Partners. He will be responsible for managing shareholder relations, providing guidance on strategic decision making and ensuring the optimal performance of the business, all aligned to maximising benefits for ITI’s significant customer base.