Beeks Financial Cloud welcomes Kevin Covington to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Glasgow –  Beeks Financial Cloud Group plc (LON: BKS), a cloud computing and connectivity provider for financial markets, today announced the appointment of Kevin Covington to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective on 4d January 2021.

“Kevin brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, having held a number of senior roles in the fintech space and I believe he will be a valuable addition to the Group as we seek to deliver secure cloud solutions to a growing global customer base. On behalf of the Board, I welcome Kevin to Beeks and look forward to working with him.” said CEO Gordon McArthur.

About Kevin Covington

Kevin has had more than 30 years’ experience working internationally in the financial services industry for both vendors and banks, with a particular focus on M&A and advisory. Kevin currently runs a boutique advisory firm, Change Alley, which helps develop and grow organisations in the fintech sector. Kevin also acts as an adviser and mentor to several companies in the sector, including Adaptive Financial Consulting, KA2, Enyx and, before its acquisition by Beeks, Velocimetrics. Previous positions include CEO of a VC backed Australian technology company, Metamako, which was acquired by Silicon Valley based Arista Networks in late 2018 and CEO at technology company ITRS Group Limited. For several years, Kevin has been ranked in the top 40 most influential people in Trading Technology by the Institutional Investor Magazine.

About Beeks Financial Cloud

Beeks Financial Cloud is a leading cloud computing, connectivity and analytics provider for financial services. Our cloud-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service model allows financial organisations the flexibility and agility to deploy and connect to a variety of exchanges, trading venues and cloud service providers at a fraction of the cost of building their own networks and infrastructure. Based in the UK with an international network of 18 datacentres, Beeks supports its global customers at scale in the leading financial centres.

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