GB Group plc has named its next CEO as Chris Clark (pictured) will retire at the end of January 2024.

The Chester firm, which develops digital location, identity and identity fraud software, said Clark will be available to advise the company until 30th July next year.

Following the conclusion of a rigorous selection process by the nomination committee, it has announced that Dev Dhiman has been promoted to chief executive designate. He will join the board on 30th January 2024, when Clark retires.

Dhiman joined GBG in November 2020 as managing director, Asia Pacific. During the past three years its APAC business has consistently delivered year-on-year revenue growth. He previously spent 12 years at Experian.

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“On behalf of the board, I would like to give our thanks to Chris for his significant contribution over the last seven years, his passion and dedication will be missed by everyone at GBG and we wish him the very best in his retirement,” said chair Richard Longdon.

“I am delighted to be able to announce Dev’s appointment as CEO designate.  During our selection process it was clear that Dev’s deep understanding of GBG, its markets and potential, make him the ideal leader to replace Chris. 

“We are confident that he will work together, with the excellent executive team, to lead GBG through the next phase of its evolution.”

GBG announced a rise in annual revenues and profits earlier this year.

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