Salford-based ProofID has announced four new members on its executive leadership team, including Scott Leiper as non-executive chairman.

He’s joined by Heather Chatten, John Iandolo and Krishnendu DasGupta as chief people officer (CPO), chief revenue officer (CRO) and senior VP of managed services, respectively.

Former chairman, Gareth Noonan remains on the board of directors and takes up the newly created role of chief strategy officer (CSO).

The raft of appointments follows a £15m investment in May 2022 by Maven Capital Partners.

Tom Eggleston, CEO of ProofID, said: “This year promises to be an exciting year of evolution for ProofID – we have a strong foothold in the marketplace from which to grow and the right talent in our team to make it happen.

“With Maven Capital’s financial investment and a team of highly skilled individuals, it feels like we have the world at our feet – I’m truly excited to work alongside such a great bunch of people to take ProofID to the next level.”

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Leiper has 30 years’ experience helping IT companies sustainably grow and develop leadership teams. He was previously COO of Amor Group where he helped double the size of the business and sell it to Lockheed Martin. As chair of Incremental Group, he worked with the team to build a £40m revenue business which was acquired by Telefonica in March 2022 for up to £175m.

Chatten began her HR career with Unilever and has extensive experience of employee relations and engagement, remuneration and benefits, recruitment and organisational development. She and has an MBA from Manchester Business School and has been working with ProofID since 2019 on a consultancy basis but has joined full time to lead the company’s efforts to attract, develop and retain talent to support growth plans.

Iandolo has held leadership roles for over 25 years in IT businesses. Prior to joining ProofID, he worked predominantly in private equity-backed businesses.

DasGupta has significant experience in setting up managed services teams in new geographies and previously worked at Cisco.

In December, ProofID announced strong growth for FY2022 – annual turnover grew to £16.6m for the year to September 30, 2022, a 36 per cent increase in turnover on FY2021 when revenues reached £12.2m.

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ProofID is an identity security partner, integrator and service provider