Servelec announces appointment of new Chief Executive Officer

Servelec, a leading provider of digital care software, announces the appointment of Ian Crichton as Chief Executive Officer. Ian will join the business on 10 June 2019 from Serco.

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Ian Crichton joins from Serco where he held the position of Managing Director of their UK Health Business. In the course of an international career spanning 30 years, Ian has worked in a variety of private and public sector roles, including that of Chief Executive at NHS National Services Scotland. 

Working closely with the existing Servelec leadership team, including Managing Directors Neil Laycock and Richard Betts, Ian will further strengthen and develop the company’s strategy, ensuring excellent customer service delivery to Servelec’s healthcare and local government customers through market-leading software products.

This appointment follows Alan Stubbs’ planned transition from Chief Executive Officer of Servelec to a Non-Executive Director role at Servelec.

Neville Davis, Chairman of Servelec commented: “I would like to welcome Ian Crichton to Servelec, and I look forward to working with him to further drive the growth and success of the company. Ian is an outstanding CEO with a comprehensive range of experience which is a great fit for our business. Servelec has a wealth of opportunities in its markets and a strong team in place, focused on delivering excellence in customer service; I am sure this will mark the start of a great new chapter in the company’s development.”

“On behalf of myself and the Board, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Alan Stubbs for his contribution over many years and for developing Servelec into the success it is today. He has laid very solid foundations from which we now intend to build with sustained investment, accelerating our growth as well as increasing the impact we have on public service provision.”

Ian Crichton, New Chief Executive Officer of Servelec commented: “I am delighted to be joining Servelec at a time where it has never been more important to join up public services and at a juncture where technology now provides us with endless possibilities to improve people’s lives. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to lead a British technology company in support of such a worthwhile agenda.”