Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global applications software and services company, today announced the appointment of Carl Gibson as Director of Company Communications, effective immediately.
He will be responsible for company communications and coordinating strategy and activities for the Misys group of companies.
Carl Gibson joins Misys from British Energy plc where he was credited as the architect of the reputation transformation of nuclear energy. Previously he was the Director of Regulation and Public Policy for Energis, the telecomms and internet company which was acquired by Cable & Wireless. He is a Council Member for the UK PR industry body the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and has over 15 years experience in the communications industry.
Mike Lawrie, Chief Executive of Misys plc, said: "We are pleased to have appointed Carl to develop and implement our global communications strategy. He has a first class reputation in corporate communications, and his experience will be important to us as we continue the transformation of Misys. We welcome him to the team."
Commenting on his appointment, Carl Gibson said; "I am delighted to be joining Misys at this exciting time. My experience of company turnarounds puts me in good stead for the challenge ahead, and I am thrilled to be working with Mike Lawire, a renowned global business leader."