– UK, Belfast – Kainos Group plc (LON: KNOS), a leading IT provider, operating across two specialist business areas, Digital Services and its Workday Practice, today announced the appointment of Rosaleen Blair CBE to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective on 1st January 2021.
“The Kainos Board is comprised of industry experts, all of whom have extensive international experience and formidable track records. Rosaleen brings an impressive history of business success and an established track record in fostering a more diverse and inclusive business culture. I am delighted to welcome Rosaleen to the Board.” said CEO, Brendan Mooney.
Rosaleen will also join as a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committees.
About Rosaleen Blair
Rosaleen is the Founder and Chair of Alexander Mann Solutions, a pioneer in the global workforce solutions industry. She served as CEO of AMS for 23 years, leading the business from a start-up to a global business working in partnership with clients such as Deloitte, HSBC, Novo Nordisk, Rolls Royce and Santander. AMS has 4,500 employees operating in 90 countries.
A serial entrepreneur and adviser to numerous companies, Rosaleen is also the Chair of Everywoman, an organisation dedicated to the advancement of women in business. Rosaleen is involved in several not-for-profit initiatives, notably serving as Chair of the London Irish Centre and as an Enterprise Fellow of the Prince’s Trust. She is chairing EY’s World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in 2021.
Rosaleen is recognised as an industry leader and entrepreneur, winning numerous awards including Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year (2007) and EY London Entrepreneur of the Year (2006). She was awarded a CBE for services to business and recruitment in the New Year’s Honours in 2017
Rosaleen Blair commented: “I am delighted to join the Board of Kainos. It is a company I have long admired and look forward to supporting it on its journey to scale and grow further.”
Kainos Group plc is a UK-headquartered IT provider, across two specialist business areas, Digital Services and its Workday Practice.
The Group’s Digital Services include full lifecycle development and support of customised Digital Services for the public sector, healthcare and commercial customers. These transformative solutions encompass a range of services from experience design to Artificial Intelligence and Cloud to deliver truly intelligent solutions that are secure, accessible and cost-effective.
The Group’s Workday Practice is one of Workday’s most respected partners. As a full-service partner, we are experienced in complex deployment and integrations, and the leader in Workday test automation. We’re trusted by our customers to launch, test, expand and safeguard their Workday systems.
Kainos has over 1,700 people across 15 offices in Europe and North America.
Kainos is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LON: KNOS).
For more information: https://www.kainos.com/
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