Servelec strengthens leadership team with new Managing Directors

Servelec, the leading supplier of software across healthcare, social care and education, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Managing Directors. The senior appointments strengthen the company’s leadership team and help to reinforce the business’s commitment to its customers’ project delivery, development and support. 

Working with Alan Stubbs, Chief Executive Officer, Neil Laycock joins the business as Managing Director of Healthcare and Richard Betts as Managing Director of Local Government, comprising the teams focused on the social care and education markets.

Neil is highly experienced in the sector, having previously worked with EMIS and Plusnet amongst other technology and healthtech organisations, to deliver positive results through customer engagement and service improvement programmes. Richard is an internationally experienced senior leader with a proven track record of developing customer-focused strategies for delivering business transformation across a range of software businesses, in the UK, USA and Australia.

Servelec has grown rapidly in recent years and has developed a leading position across the converging markets of healthcare, social care and education. The company has recently won a number of new contracts with healthcare and local government customers. In the healthcare market, Servelec won a new contract to supply Lincolnshire NHS Trust with its Rio electronic patient record system. The company is also supporting the creation of the largest Acute trust in the UK, through the merger of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust with Servelec's Oceano patient administration system.

In Local Government, Servelec has recently been awarded a number of contracts for its social care case management system, Mosaic, with Portsmouth Council, Kent County Council and Cobseo; the Confederation of Services Charities. With its Education product suite, Synergy, Servelec has won a number of new customers with its market leading Admissions and Family Information System software.

Following the appointments, Alan Stubbs, CEO at Servelec said: “I am pleased to welcome Neil and Richard to Servelec. We are at the start of an exciting new chapter in the company’s development. With the strengthening of the leadership team, I feel confident that we can further grow the business to capitalise on market opportunities across our core sectors whilst creating opportunities for our growing teams with a range of exciting projects to work on.

“Servelec supports customers across healthcare and local government to deliver positive outcomes for people and their families, through the provision of timely, accurate and secure data and information. As these core markets continue to integrate through the sharing of data across care settings, enabling the delivery of better and more efficient care, we feel positive about the opportunities available to Servelec and our position as a leading supplier, aligned with our customers’ needs.”